Town vs. town, faction vs. faction as Libya descends into 'hurricane'

July 31, 2014 7:13 PM

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Town vs. town, faction vs. faction as Libya descends into 'hurricane'

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Booms of outgoing artillery shaking the ground, militia fighters from the remote Libyan mountain town of Zintan hunker down in the passenger terminal to defend Tripoli airport, the biggest prize in the capital.

Across the city a few kilometers away, a commander of a brigade from the port city of Misrata rallies his men to take the airport back.

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