Tanker docks at Libyan port of Derna
Greek tanker bombed there in January.
First foreign tanker docks at eastern Libyan port since air strike
(Reuters) – Libya has persuaded a foreign shipper to send a tanker to the eastern port of Derna for the first time since a warplane belonging to the official government bombed a Greek-operated tanker there in January, its state oil firm (NOC) said.
Foreigner shippers have generally stayed away from Derna, a hotbed for Islamist militants, since a jet killed two foreign seamen while attacking their tanker docked there.
On Monday and Tuesday, warplanes belonging to the internationally recognized government again targeted militant positions in Derna, though apparently not hitting the port.
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