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Three Libya eastern fighters killed in strike near Tripoli


BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Three members of Libya’s eastern force, including two commanders, were killed late on Friday in a drone strike on Tarhuna city by the internationally recognized government of national accord (GNA), a military source said.

GNA’s media office confirmed the strike and said “it [the strike] targeted a control vehicle in Tarhuna.”

Tarhuna, some 97.6 km (60.6 miles) southeast of Tripoli, is a hub allied to commander Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA).

LNA forces launched a surprise offensive in early April to try take control of Tripoli, where U.N.-backed Prime ...


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