Major Libya airport bombed in air strike all flights suspended

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LIBYAS only functional airport in the capital Tripoli has been hit by an air strike amid clashes between rival forces. Smoke can be seen billowing from the tarmac of the airport which has now been shut down amid fears for the safety of passengers. Passengers could be seen leaving the terminal a Reuters correspondent at Matiga airport said. Fighting broke out today at the countrys only functional airport amid an escalating conflict. She warned that the increased violence is worsening the situation for migrants held in the capitals detention centres. mitiga airport was shuttered after it was attacked by haftars so called libyan national army. libyas united nations backed government the government of national accord. There is also fighting around Tripolis international airport which has not been operational for years. Haftar forces attacked Tripoli four days ago a GNA official told CNN Monday

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