Warplane attacks Libya's Benghazi port after threats by ex-general




 
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September 25th, 2014  
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Topic: Warplane attacks Libya's Benghazi port after threats by ex-general


By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - A war plane attacked a port in Benghazi on Wednesday in a strike claimed by forces loyal to former general Khalifa Haftar, bringing their battle against Islamists to the heart of the eastern Libyan city. A Reuters reporter near the port, which is not an oil installation, saw a warplane open fire several times, although it was unclear whether any harbor facilities were hit. The port is the main gateway for wheat and fuel imports into eastern Libya, a country struggling with anarchy three years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi. ...

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