UPDATE 1-Heavy shelling, clashes spread in Libya's Tripoli

July 31, 2014 6:23 PM

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TRIPOLI, July 31 (Reuters) - Clashes with artillery and rockets spread on Thursday into two Tripoli districts, where rival militia brigades were battling over the airport in Libya's worst fighting since the 2011 revolt that ousted Muammar Gaddafi.

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