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After being bombed, navigation stopped at Mitiga airport in Tripoli

Mitiga international airport [Wikipedia]
Mitiga international airport [Wikipedia]

The Administration of Mitiga International Airport announced the closure of airspace to traffic, after being subject to indiscriminate shelling.

During a statement released on Thursday, the airport administration declared that as a result of the airport bombing, the plane of the Afriqiyah Airways was forced to land at Misrata airport.

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The statement did not specify whether there were material or human losses as a result of the bombing, or the party responsible for it. However, Libya’s Alahrar TV Channel quoted an unnamed source suggesting that one person was killed and another was wounded as a result of the bombing.

The airspace to the airport is closed until further notice, said the statement.

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