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Published: Tuesday July 15, 2014 MYT 4:21:11 AM
Updated: Tuesday July 15, 2014 MYT 4:22:12 AM

Rocket hits airport in Libyan capital Tripoli - residents

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A rocket hit the airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, where rival militias have clashed since Sunday, residents said.

A Grad rocket struck the airport perimeter late on Monday, the residents said. Authorities had closed the airport due to the fighting.

(Reporting by Feras Bosalum; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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