Libya forces carry out second day of rival air strikes on airports

March 4, 2015 10:54 PM

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Libya forces carry out second day of rival air strikes on airports

BENGHAZI, Tripoli (Reuters) - Forces from Libya´s internationally recognized government carried out air strikes on a Tripoli airport after unidentified warplanes attacked one of its allied towns, in escalating violence a day before United Nations peace talks.

Libya is caught in fighting between two rival governments, their local allies and their armed forces. All are battling for control, four years after a civil war ousted Muammar Gaddafi, and the conflict is steadily tipping the North African state into chaos.

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