s of the Libyan capital of Tripoli are Saturday evening and night bombarded from the air. The authorities closed the only still-functioning airport of the city due to the shelling. Meanwhile, the airport re-opened.
Witnesses reported multiple explosions in the city. The airstrikes, which it is not clear whether by drones or aircraft are carried out, were answered with anti-aircraft guns.
The battle for Tripoli began about two weeks ago. Troops of warlord Khalifa Haftar try the city in their hands.
Tripoli is the seat of the United Nations-recognized government of prime minister Fayez al-Sarraj. By the offensive, more than two hundred dead and over a thousand wounded cases.