Violent clashes in the South of Tripoli, Mitiga airport reopens

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The Libya Express reports that Sunday was characterized by violent clashes in the South of Libya.

An all-out offensive has kicked off on Sunday morning by Libyan Army forces under the command of Government of National Accord (GNA) in an attempt to drive out the remaining fighters of Khalifa Haftar’s forces in southern Tripoli frontlines.

Sources told local media that Haftar’s forces had also stepped up their response to the Sunday clashes by launching Grad rockets on Libyan Army forces under GNA’s command in Khalit Al-Furjan and other areas which fell on civilian houses, killing a woman and her daughter in Khalit Al-Furjan.

In the meantime, air space re-opened at the Libyan capital’s only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Sunday after it was halted following a fall of missiles, according to a post on the Mitiga airport authority’s Facebook page.

Three Afriqiyah airlines employees were injured and a plane was hit.

 

Via Libya Express /Reuters

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