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Libyan gov't regains control of Tripoli airport

06-05-2012 14:04 BJT

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Libya's government has regained control of the country's main airport from rebel militiamen. The assailants stormed the Tripoli site on Monday.

Their move follows the arrest of their commander, Abu Oleija al-Habishi on Sunday. The attack on the airport comes just two weeks before the country's general elections on June 19th. It's the nation's first general election since 1969, when Gaddafi took over power in a military coup.

Libya's government has regained control of the country's main airport from rebel
militiamen. The assailants stormed the Tripoli site on Monday.

Libya's government has regained control of the country's main airport from
rebel militiamen. The assailants stormed the Tripoli site on Monday.

 

Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CNTV.CN

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