Egypt Independent

23 Egyptians killed in Libya



Twenty-three Egyptian workers were killed in Libya after their home was hit by rocket fire.
 
"The workers died after a Grad rocket hit their residence in a farm in the Korayema area, Tripoli ," said Dr Alaa Hodoura, the head of the Egyptian community in Libya.
 
Violent armed clashes have been taking place near Tripoli International Airport since last week. The events left 47 people dead and 120 others injured, according to the Libyan health ministry.
 
Presidential spokesperson Badr Abdel Aaty had cautioned Egyptians in Libya and asked them to leave Tripoli through the Tunisian border.
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm