More than 140 people were killed in the attack at the airbase in Marriage al-Shati in southern Libya, made on may 18, according to the representative of the Libyan national army under the command of Khalifa the Haftarot, was quoted by Agency France Presse.
19 may it was reported about 60 victims. There are many wounded, information about the victims specified.
According to reports, the attack was carried out by militants of the rival factions. The command of the regular army of Libya declared that it is not implicated in this attack.
In the Libyan national army underline that they were attacked unarmed soldiers returning from a military parade. In addition, there are victims among the civilian staff of the airbase.
After this incident, the head of the national consensus government Libya fees as-Sarraj has dismissed defense Minister al-Mahdi al-Balasi, reports RIA Novosti.
In Libya now is diarchy in the East of the country in the city of Tobruk, sits a Parliament elected by people, and in the West in the capital Tripoli ruled formed with the support of the UN and Europe, the government of national consent headed by Fathom Barragem.
The authorities of the Eastern part of the country operate independently from Tripoli to cooperate with the national army led by Khalifa Haftarot that leads a protracted war with the Islamists.