Tripoli’s only functioning airport is under rocket attacks again

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Tripoli’s only functioning airport is under rocket attacks again

June 24, 2019 - 11:12
Written by: SafaAlharathy

A Grad missile fell on Mitiga Airport in Tripoli on Sunday that the airport minutes before the landing of a Libyan Airlines flight coming from Tunisia.

Authorities said the control tower was forced to redirect the plane to Misrata International Airport, while air traffic was halted temporarily at Mitiga Tripoli before resuming hours later.

It's the second rocket attack in just two days.

Last Friday, Mitiga Airport was with three Grad missiles, causing the suspension of air traffic for about two hours.