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Libyan Air Force shoots down three Turkish drones in Misrata

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The Libyan Air Force announced on Friday that three Turkish drones have been destroyed in Libya’s Misrata, adding that all aircraft positions in the city have also been destroyed.

In a statement, the air force said that two drones were downed in the area around the al-Jufra airbase in Hun, and a third drone was downed in the Kufra district.

The Libyan National Army announced early on Friday that a Turkish drone which attempted to target al-Jufra air base was shot down, an Al Arabiya correspondent reported.

The drone was shot down after taking off from Misrata airbase and before targeting the al-Jufra air base, according to a statement from the LNA.