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Tripoli's International Airport Has Turned Into A Surreal Battleground [PHOTOS]

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Last Monday, clashes between secular and Islamist militants at Tripoli's central airport left the place in ruins, reportedly destroying 90% of the aircraft parked there.

Fighting has continued throughout the week, with clashes intensifying within the past two days. Forty-seven people have been killed, with 120 more injured in the fighting through Saturday, reports the Libya Herald.

The Herald also reports that five more people died, and 20 were wounded, in fighting on Sunday. 

The pictures of the chaos have been flooding Twitter:

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