More than 100 rockets fired by government-payrolled rival gunmen rained down on a Libyan power plant and electrical blackouts could result this summer, the country’s electricity minister said on Tuesday.

The North African country is in turmoil as militiamen and tribes people who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi three years ago refuse to disarm.

The government has sought to co-opt militias by putting them on the payroll for the defence and interior ministries, but the recruits often still report to their local commanders.