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Published: Tuesday July 15, 2014 MYT 8:25:02 AM
Updated: Tuesday July 15, 2014 MYT 8:26:05 AM

Two soldiers killed, several planes damaged at Libya airport - soldier

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Two Libyan soldiers were killed and several planes damaged when a militia shelled the airport at the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Monday, a Libyan soldier told Reuters.

"Several planes and cars belonging to citizens were hit," said Abdel Rahma, a soldier of a unit protecting the airport said. A hall belonging to customs controls had also been hit, he said.

(Reporting by Hani Amara, writing by Ulf Laessing, Senior Correspondent Libya; Editing by Diane Craft, Bernard Orr)

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