Eastern air force strikes Misrata

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Eastern air force strikes Misrata

July 27, 2019 - 11:21
Written by: AbdullahBenIbrahim

Warlord Khalifa Haftar’s UAE-backed air force conducted drone strikes on Misrata Airforce Academy early on Saturday, the first airstrikes on the city since the start of Tripoli offensive on April 04.

The airstrikes came in response to the of Libyan Air Force on Al-Jufra Airbase.

The attackers claimed they destroyed Turkish drones and an air defence system, but sources from Misrata Airforce Academy said the airstrikes have caused no damage.