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Large-scale missile strikes by MiG-23 over Turkish airbase in Libya

TRIPOLI, (BM) – A few hours ago, the Libyan Air Force MiG-23 fighters launched a series of powerful missile strikes at Mitig airbase, with Turkish unmanned aerial vehicles and missiles located in the base, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according information from several local sources.

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Today it is the largest military air base in Libya, controlled by Turkey, which is regularly attacked by the Libyan National Army.

On the presented video frames, you can see the first seconds after a missile hits the Turkish military air base in Libya. According to preliminary data, no less than four air-to-surface missiles were fired in total, while the Libyan Air Force fighters were not only not shot down, but were not even detected.

At the moment, it is known that with two missiles a hangar with unmanned aerial vehicles stored there was hit, and two more – a warehouse with missiles and ammunition. The deaths of several military men are reported, however, the sources do not specify whether they are talking about the forces of the Government of National Unity, or about the Turkish military.

Experts say that during the entire presence of Turkey in Libya, the forces of the Libyan National Army managed to destroy at least 40 unmanned aerial vehicles, and not only those that were on the ground, but also those who tried to attack the positions of the Haftar army from the air.

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