Local officials said the Russian fighters allied to the warlord Khalifa Haftar retreated with their heavy equipment from the capital to the airport of Bani Walid, a town some 150 km southeast of Tripoli.
"The initial information we have received indicates the dead bodies of five people were collected from the scene of the blast and more than twenty others have been wounded," police officer Mohamed Muktar said.
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Divers from the Tunisian emergency services retrieved one body and the captain and chief trafficker fled, coast guard spokesman Lt. Houssameddine Jbabli said.
The attack on the morning of Eid al Fitr targeted Mitiga International Airport, according to a statement by the press centre of the Libyan army-led Operation Volcano of Rage.
Over 200,000 people have been displaced by COCEDO rebels in last two months, says UN radio.
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Russian-made anti-personnel mine seized in same region, says the Libyan Foreign Ministry.
The number of deaths from coronavirus pandemic across the African nations has exceeded 3,000, says Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
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The GNA has with Turkish help made sudden strides in recent weeks, seizing a string of towns from warlord Khalifa Haftar's militias, capturing the strategically important Watiya airbase and destroying several of its Russian-made air defence systems.
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