Haftar's warplanes strike biscuit factory in southern Tripoli, killing 7 civilians

Haftar's warplanes strike biscuit factory in southern Tripoli, killing 7 civilians

November 18, 2019 - 19:42
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Seven people - two Libyans and five foreigners - have been killed and 15 civilians have been injured in an airstrike by Khalifa Haftar's forces on a biscuit factory in Wadi Rabea in southern Tripoli, field medical center confirmed Monday.

The 15 injured foreign workers were sent to two Wadi Rabea field hospitals and then to Tajoura Heart Center, the field medical center added, saying the airstrike caused massive material damage as well.

The Volcano of Rage Operation of the Presidential Council's government said on Facebook that UAE drones had carried out the airstrike.

The spokesman for ambulance and emergency apparatus Osama Ali said the number of deaths hit 10 and injuries 20 - foreign workers - as the final number.

Haftar's warplanes hit a field hospital of the Anti-terrorism Force in Wadi Rabea but caused no casualties.

Commander of the Anti-terrorism Force Abdelbasit Tika said the airstrike destroyed an ambulance and caused some damage to the hospital's building, saying the warplane must have been foreign.

 

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