Airport workers drive near an African Airlines' plane that was hit by gunfire during clashes at Mitiga airport after militiamen attacked it in an attempt to free colleagues held at a jail there. (AFP / Mahmud TURKIA)
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The Libyan capital's only working international airport remained closed to flights on Tuesday, the airport said, a day after fighting killed at least 20 people and damaged several planes.Mitiga airport said in a statement that all scheduled flights had been rerouted through the western city of Misrata.It did not specify if the casualties were civilians or fighters.Mitiga has been a civilian airport since the city's main international airport was badly damaged in fighting between rival militias in mid-2014 .
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