Libya claims attack on two vessels

Libya’s internationally-recognised government has claimed its warplanes have sunk one vessel and attacked another close to the coast of Benghazi.

An air force spokesman was quoted as saying that the vessel was sunk “because it had loaded fighters, weapons and ammunition to support terrorism in the eastern region,” Reuters news agency reported.

There has so far been no independent confirmation of the attacks, but several ships have come under fire under similar circumstances this year.

In May a seafarer was reportedly killed when product tanker Anwaar Afriqya was strafed while docked in the rebel-held port of Sirte.


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