Rocket hits airport in Libyan capital Tripoli - residents

by Reuters
Monday, 14 July 2014 19:56 GMT

TRIPOLI, July 14 (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)