European families on board plane targeted by Haftar's forces in Tripoli's Mitiga Airport

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European families on board plane targeted by Haftar's forces in Tripoli's Mitiga Airport

May 09, 2020 - 19:08
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

Families from European countries were on board a Libyan Airlines plane that had been hit by Khalifa Haftar's Grad rockets' attack on Tripoli's Mitiga Airport, a source from the Government of National Accord (GNA) reported Saturday.

Libya Alahrar TV Channel reported the source, without naming it, as saying that the plane was preparing to take off to Spain with families on board - stranded in Libya due to Coronavirus - from European countries such as Germany, Spain and the Netherlands.

The source said the passengers on board the Libyan Airlines plane were panicking and very horrified by Haftar's forces' shelling on Tripoli's Mitiga Airport, as some of them fainted including a ten-year-old boy.