Along with the five people killed, several other civilians were wounded during the violent clashes that continued overnight.
At least 34 migrants died when the boat they were travelling in sank off Syria's coast after departing from neighbouring Lebanon, the government in Damascus says.
Discoveries of mass graves are common in war-torn Libya, especially in Tarhuna city, a former stronghold for warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Rival factions battle across capital Tripoli, leaving 32 people dead and damaging six hospitals, as UN-backed Dbeibah government condemns "war crimes" by rival administration led by Fathi Bashagha.
The violence, which spread to several Tripoli district, follows months of rising tensions between two administrations vying for control of the North African country and its vast oil resources.
Fighting took place in the Ain Zara region between units of the Presidential Council’s security force and the Special Deterrence Force.
Senior commanders meet in capital Tripoli in unprecedented talks, with both sides agreeing to name a single chief and begin reunification of army split since 2011 civil war in the North African country.
A UN-appointed mission to Libya says it has found "reasonable grounds" that the Kaniyat militia committed crimes against humanity as nearly 100 mass graves remain to be discovered in Tarhouna.
A group of protesters said it would occupy city streets and squares until all the ruling political bodies "announce their resignation in public".
Libyan legislative leaders have quit talks in Geneva on a constitution and elections without reaching a deal, pausing diplomacy to resolve a standoff that has imperilled a two-year peace process.
UN special adviser on Libya Stephanie Williams urged Libyan officials to convene within 10 days to bridge the gaps between the two sides.
The talks come after clashes broke out in Tripoli between rival groups, raising fears of escalating violence in the conflict-hit country.
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