Warplanes strike airport in Libyan town, limited damage

March 4, 2015 2:10 PM

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BENGHAZI, Tripoli (Reuters) - Two unidentified warplanes on Wednesday bombed the airport of the western Libyan town of Zintan, allied with the country's internationally recognized government, damaging electricity systems but not the runway, a local official said.

Libya is caught in a conflict between two rival governments and their armed forces, who are battling for control four years after the civil war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi and which has steadily tipped the North African state into chaos.

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