Burnt vehicles are seen in the compound of Tripoli international airport in the Libyan capital on July 14, 2014 following fighting between rival armed groups the previous day. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD TURKIA
TRIPOLI: A rocket hit the airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, where rival militias have clashed since Sunday, residents said.
A Grad rocket struck the airport perimeter late on Monday, the residents said. Authorities had closed the airport due to the fighting.
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