The port of Tripoli in Libya was attacked by artillery shelling yesterday. Preliminary reporting from maritime security specialists Dryad Global suggests a warehouse was damaged in the attack. No commercial vessels or personnel are believed to have been damaged or injured.
Some shells are reported as landing very nearby a docked LPG carrier. A number of ships left the port yesterday earlier than planned and made for international waters.
“The attack upon Tripoli port is particularly troubling, and confirms Dryad’s long-held assessment that indiscriminate shelling in the proximity of the port, potentially targeting Mitiga International Airport, would effect the port area,” Dryad Global noted in an update to clients.
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