Libya Suspends Flights at Mitiga Airport After Shelling

On Tuesday air flights were suspended at the Mitiga International Airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli after a shell fell on the airport late Monday.

According to the airport official, the Facebook page said that aviation was suspended “due to the repeated falling of shelling on Mitiga International Airport by an irresponsible side.” The airport said flights will be grounded “until a further notice” and shared a number of photos of vehicles damaged by the shelling.

On Tuesday, the “Tripoli Protection Force” affiliated with the unity government assumed control of the capital’s southern districts.

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