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Libya closes Tripoli airport again over drone infiltration

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Libya's Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday closed Mitiga International Airport of the capital Tripoli for the second time this week after infiltration of an unidentified drone.

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"Air traffic is suspended again until further notice in Mitiga International Airport for the same reason, a drone flying in the airspace of the airport at an altitude of 5,000 feet," the airport administration said in a statement.

The statement said the drone poses danger to the airplanes flying to and from the airport.

On Wednesday, the authority closed the airport temporarily for infiltration of an unknown drone in the airport.

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