Guards repel assault on Libya’s biggest oilfield as Tripoli battle rages

FILE PHOTO: Libyan National Army (LNA) members head out of Benghazi to reinforce troops advancing towards Tripoli, in Benghazi, Libya, April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori/File Photo

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – An armed group attacked Libya’s largest oilfield on Monday, but was repelled after clashes with its protection force, while fighting escalated in eastern commander Khalifa Haftar’s effort to capture the capital Tripoli. The state oil company National Oil Corporation (NOC) said unknown gunmen fired a rocket propelled grenade at a control station […]

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