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Libya Three dead as rival militias battle for Tripoli airport

Jul 21, 2014    

Cairo Rival Libyan militias battled for control the capital's international airport on Sunday as fighting killed at least three people, a security official said.The week-long fight over the airport is being waged by a powerful militia from the western city of Zintan, which controls the facility, and Islamist-led militias, including fighters from Misrata, east of Tripoli. The clashes resumed early Sunday after cease-fire efforts failed.A security official said the fighting killed two militiamen from Misrata and a civilian who died when a stray rocket hit his house.The official spoke on conditio...

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