July 23, 2019 / 8:08 AM / a month ago

Libya's Mitiga airport re-opens after air strike - statement

CAIRO (Reuters) - Mitiga airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli re-opened to air traffic on Tuesday after an air strike, according to a post on the its Facebook page.

Mitiga is the only working airport in Tripoli, which has been under attack for three months by the eastern-based Libyan National Army commanded by Khalifa Haftar.

Reporting by Alaa Swilam, writing by Nafisa Eltahir; editing by Jason Neely

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