Libyan planes bomb oil tanker in Islamist-held port
A MiG-21 fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to former general Khalifa Haftar takes off from a base on the outskirts of Al Sidra oil port, in Ras Lanuf Dec. 20, 2014. (Reuters)
The air force of Libya’s internationally recognized government said Monday that it carried out a deadly weekend air strike on an oil tanker in the Islamist-held eastern port of Derna.
The air force opened fire “after the crew refused to heed orders to stop for a search operation” spokesman Colonel Ahmed Mesmari said, describing the tanker as “suspicious”.
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Source News: Alarabiya