Reports of new strikes on Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport

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The Libya Observer is reporting that there have new airstrikes on Mitiga Airport.

According to the Libya Observer, Mitiga Airport Administration said on Facebook that it had suspended flights after the airport was targeted with new airstrikes by Khalifa Haftar’s Air Force on Wednesday evening.

Sources were quoted from the aviation sector said that “drones” from Haftar’s forces raided more than once Mitiga Airport, without detailing the damage.

Meanwhile, the spokesman for Khalifa Haftar’s forces Ahmed Al-Mismari said the airstrike on Mitiga Airport destroyed the control room of drones of the Libyan Army, which was denied by the sources who said that the air raids hit the civilian part of the airport.

Mitiga Airport has been targeted multiple times since the start of Tripoli offensive by Haftar’s forces, leading to suspensions of flights and redirections to Miarata airport. The latest of the strikes was two days ago.

 

Via Libya Observer

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