Missile hits Tripoli airport car park, grounding flights for three hours

Workers remove a damaged civilian vehicle, after a missile hit the terminal's park of Mitiga airport in Tripoli, Libya August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – A missile hit the car park of Libya’s only functioning airport in Tripoli on Saturday, forcing flights to be grounded for almost three hours before operations resumed, the airport and a witness said. The airport said on its website that Mitiga airport “was exposed to a missile, coinciding with the arrival of […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories