Air strikes hit west Libyan town's airport, no casualties: official

April 1, 2015 11:00 AM

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - An unidentified warplane carried out air strikes on an airport in a town in western Libya allied with the internationally recognized government, causing minor damage to a passenger terminal but no casualties, an official said on Wednesday.

The air strike hit Zintan, whose forces have sided with Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni's government against the rival administration set up by forces who took over Tripoli in the summer during factional fighting in Libya.

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