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Airbus A-330 Burns after RPG attack in Tripoli

Militants attacked the capitol airport in Tripoli on Sunday July 20, 2014.  Up to 12 planes were damaged in the attack.  The attack also included a direct hit of the control tower where casualties were reported.

Some Twitter users posted pictures of the attacks.  One photo showed an Airbus A-330 that was appearantly damaged by an RPG.  The attack also destroyed a Bombardier CRJ-900 Next Gen and a private jet. Later, photos were posted of another relatively new Airbus A-330 destroyed by rocket fire.   A video of this same attack was released just hours ago on You Tube under the account Good Morning Libya.  The Airbus A330-200s aircraft were delivered to new Afriquiyah in 2012 as part of an effort for Libya to begin a path to economic normalcy after the fall of the Gadaffi regime.

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