Benghazi, Apr 22 (AP) The self-styled Libyan National Army says it has carried out airstrikes against “terrorist sites” near the city of Misrata, which is controlled by a rival militia. Also Read - 7 Indians Kidnapped in Libya Released, to Return to Their Homes After Formalities: MEA

Spokesman Ahmed al-Mesmari said three airstrikes on Saturday destroyed dozens of weapons and vehicles in the town of Sadada, some 76 kilometers east of Misrata. Also Read - Fears Rise as Libya FM Claims Women-Children Buried Alive by Haftar Forces, UN Chief Expresses Deep Shock as 8 Mass Graves Discovered

The strikes targeted an al-Qaida-linked group that al-Mesmari says was behind several recent attacks. Also Read - No Military Intervention Needed in Libya, Say Italy And Egypt

Libya was plunged into chaos following the 2011 uprising and is now split between rival governments, each backed by an array of militias. The LNA supports a government in the east, while the Misrata militia is allied with a UN-backed government in Tripoli.(AP) AMS

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