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JUFRA DISTRICT, LIBYA: GNA Destroys LNA Supply Aircraft

European Space Imaging has collected satellite images on July 29 depicting two destroyed aircrafts at Al-Jufra Airbase.

July 04, 2019 --It is believed that on July 26, Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) carried out airstrikes against Al-Jufra Airbase.  The base is described as a “key staging post” for the opposing political faction, Libyan National Army (LNA).

At least one person, a pilot, was reportedly killed during the airstrike.  The two Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft, belonged to Ukrainian Airline, Europe Air.

Overview of Al-Jufra Airbase | GeoEye-1 | 40 cm Resolution Satellite Imagery © 2019 European Space Imaging

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A close up image of the two destroyed Il-76 transport aircraft | GeoEye-1 | 40 cm Resolution Satellite Imagery © 2019 European Space Imaging


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