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Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic following air strike

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic following air strike
FILE PHOTO: A man walks inside the empty Mitiga airport, in Tripoli, Libya, September 4, 2018. REUTERS/Hani Amara   -   Copyright  HANI AMARA(Reuters)
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CAIRO (Reuters) – Libya’s Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Monday after it was hit by air strikes, the airport authority said on its Facebook page.

The attacks took place as a plane was preparing to take off from the Tripoli facility bound for Tunisia.

(Reporting by Samar Ahmed; Editing by Janet Lawrence, William Maclean)

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