Plumes of black smoke is seen after war planes struck Misrata positions in Tripoli in an attack claimed by renegade general Khalifa Haftar, August 23, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer)
CAIRO: Egypt Sunday denied any involvement in anair strike on positions held by Islamist militiamen around the Libyan capital's airport.
"Egypt categorically denies press reports that Egyptian warplanes bombarded positions held by armed Islamist militias in the Libyan capital," the foreign ministry said in a statement.
Libyan Islamists have charged that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were behind a raid around Tripoli airport Friday night that killed 13 fighters.
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