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(DETAILED) LNA shoots down GNA’s Mirage F1 & arrests its Portuguese pilot

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – The Libyan National Army (LNA) shot down this morning a Mirage F1 warplane of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), and its arrested its Portuguese pilot.

According to LNA’s Military Information Division, the warplane was shot down at Al-Hira area, south of Tripoli, after it targeted LNA’s forces.

Spokesman of the General Command of the Libyan National Army (LNA), General Brigadier Ahmed al-Mesmari, had confirmed in mid April the presence of foreign soldiers and mercenaries fighting alongside GNA’s militias.

(VIDEO) LNA Spokesman: Foreign soldiers fight alongside GNA militias in Tripoli

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