Libya's UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Friday targeted Al-Jufra airbase, controlled by forces based in the east of the troubled country.
GNA's forces announced in a statement that the airstrike resulted in destroying a hangar used for drones and a cargo plane of forces led by commander Khalifa Haftar.
In June 2017, pro-Haftar forces took control of Al-Jufra airbase in central Libya.
Libya has remained beset by turmoil since 2011, when long-time ruler Muammar Gaddafi was ousted and killed in a bloody NATO-backed uprising after four decades in power.
The oil-rich country has since seen the emergence of two rival seats of power: one in eastern Libya, with which Haftar is affiliated, and the Tripoli-based GNA, which has gained UN recognition.
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