Air and missile strikes on the city of Msallata by the LNA and UAE killed three civilians, according to local reports.
Initially airstrikes had targeted a convoy of militants carrying what were said to be “Al-Wefaq militants” on the road outside Mislata. Address Libya claimed for example that “The Air Force bombed the locations and mechanisms of armed groups loyal to the Al-Wefaq government, west of Maslata, in Al-Watta and Al-Barakat regions, after they fled after a failed infiltration attempt into the Green Zone, Tarhuna.”
The dead and injured were transported to the city of Msallata – which then came under attack from Grad rockets. Burkan al Ghadab for example reported that “3 martyrs from the city of Musallatah after more than 10 raids by Emirati warplanes supporting the war criminal Hifter, and 8 Grad rockets fired by criminal militias towards residential neighborhoods in the city center.”
The Libya Observer said several civilians were also injured, though gave no number.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention the town of Msallata (مسلاتة), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.584018, 14.036651. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.