This is the moment when an air strike in support of the warlord Khalifa Haftar kills several recruits on the military college in Hadba near the Libyan capital Tripoli. pic.twitter.com/sSc6PP0xMk— Ali Özkök (@Ozkok_A) January 5, 2020
Forces allied with the GNA described Saturday’s attack as ‘an aerial bombing’ launched by their eastern rivals.
At least 30 people have been killed and 33 others wounded in an attack on a military academy in the Libyan capital, the health ministry of the Tripoli-based government said.
At the time of Saturday’s attack, cadets were gathered on a parade ground before going to their dormitories, according to Amin al-Hashemi, spokesman for the health ministry of the United Nations-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA).
Forces allied with the GNA described Saturday’s attack on the military camp at Al-Hadhba as “an aerial bombing” launched by their eastern rivals. An LNA spokesman denied involvement.