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3 medics killed in airstrike by Haftar forces in Libya

Attack targeted field hospital in southern Tripoli

Walid Abdullah   | 16.07.2019
3 medics killed in airstrike by Haftar forces in Libya

TRIPOLI

Three medics were killed on Tuesday in an airstrike carried out by Eastern Libyan forces led by military commander Khalifa Haftar, according to forces aligned with the Tripoli-based government. 

The attack targeted a field hospital in southern Tripoli, the forces of the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) said in a statement.

The airstrike is "a continuation of the crime committed by Haftar forces against medics, ambulances and hospitals," the statement said.

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