Turkish drones kill 4 civilians in Tripoli, Libya

The Libyan National Army, led by Khalifa Hifter, announced that a Turkish drone aircraft supporting Tripoli militants carried out air raids on al-Asabaa area south of Tripoli, resulted in the killing four civil servants.

The media center of al-Karama Operations Room affiliated to the Libyan National Army said in a statement that "Turkish-led warplanes, led by Turkish officers and used by the Accord Government Forces, shelled the city of al-Asabaa" moments ago which is located about 25 kilometers from the city of Gharyan and 120 kilometers from the capital Tripoli, resulted in the killing four staff they were working in the warehouse.

The shelling came after several days of stalemate following the announcement of the Libyan National Air Force to control the airspace in the western region, and the destruction of Turkish drones and control rooms at the airports of Misrata and Zuwara, in a sign that the Accord Forces received military equipment, weapons and drones from Turkey.

This is not the first time that Turkish warplanes have killed civilians. In early July, where civilians' homes were bombed in Tarhuna city, the second largest city controlled by the Libyan army, in an incident described as "massacre and war crime" after a number of casualties, Including women and children.



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