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Shelling of Libya's main airport damaged 20 aircraft - officials

Jul 17, 2014    

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Twenty aircraft were damaged by shelling at Libya's main airport in the worst fighting in the capital Tripoli in months as rival militia battled for control, officials said on Wednesday.Tripoli International Airport became a battlefield at the weekend when a militia launched an attack to try to take control from a rival armed group, part of the turmoil in Libya three years after Muammar Gaddafi was toppled.The fighting, the worst in Tripoli since November, has halted flights, stranding abroad many Libyans who were planning to return home for the Muslim fasting month ...

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