Tripoli fire rages as Libyan fighter crashes during Benghazi fighting

July 29, 2014 12:19 PM

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TRIPOLI: A massive blaze continued to rage at a fuel depot near Tripoli's crippled airport on Tuesday while a Libyan paramilitary fighter jet crashed in the eastern city of Benghazi during fighting with Islamist groups.

Authorities said the Italian government and national energy giant ENI were to send seven fire-fighting planes to help combat an inferno raging at an oil depot on the outskirts of the capital.

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