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Rocket hits airport in Libyan capital Tripoli: residents

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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