Clashes in Libya (archive photo)

The attack also killed were civilians who worked at the airbase.

The representative of the Libyan national army under the command of Khalifa the Haftarot Ahmad al-Mesmari said that at least 141 people were killed in the attack on the airbase in the South of the country, reports AFP.

“Soldiers returning from a military parade. They were unarmed. Most of them died,” − said al-Mesmari.

According to him, among the victims of the attack were also civilians who worked at the air base, or were nearby.

The national consensus government declared that did not give the order about the attack on the airbase, but the incident in the South of the country “is a military escalation, and complicates the process of national reconciliation .”

We will remind, in Libya now is diarchy in the East of the country in the city of Tobruk, sits a Parliament elected by people, and in the West in the capital Tripoli ruled formed with the support of the UN and Europe, the government of national consent headed by Fathom Barragem.

The authorities of the Eastern part of the country operate independently from Tripoli to cooperate with the national army led by Khalifa Haftarot that leads a protracted war with the Islamists.

Earlier it was reported that armed clashes in southern Libya led to the deaths of at least 60 people.

In the Libyan capital, clashes involving tanks