Published: August 16, 2019
The Administration of Mitiga International Airport announced the closure of airspace to traffic, after being subject to indiscriminate shelling.
During a statement released on Thursday, the airport administration declared that as a result of the airport bombing, the plane of the Afriqiyah Airways was forced to land at Misrata airport.
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The statement did not specify whether there were material or human losses as a result of the bombing, or the party responsible for it. However, Libya’s Alahrar TV Channel quoted an unnamed source suggesting that one person was killed and another was wounded as a result of the bombing.
The airspace to the airport is closed until further notice, said the statement. source