Libyan war plane sinks vessel near Benghazi port

By REUTERS
July 20, 2015 01:41

 
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A Libyan war plane on Sunday attacked and sank a vessel near the eastern city of Benghazi, a spokesman for the air force allied to the country's internationally recognized government said.

"The vessel was sunk because it had loaded fighters, weapons and ammunition to support terrorism in the eastern region," air force spokesman Nasser al-Hassi said on Monday.

There was no eyewitness report or independent information for the strike near the town of Maressa that was also reported by the Dubai-based Al-Arabiya television network.

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