Rocket hits airport in Libyan capital Tripoli: residents

Reuters News
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Posted: Jul 14, 2014 3:58 PM

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - 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.

(Reporting by Feras Bosalum; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Janet Lawrence)