Video: Dramatic video of rival Libyan militias fighting for Tripoli airport

Dramatic footage obtained by The Associated Press on Sunday showed rival Libyan militia continue a violent battle for control of the capital’s international airport on Saturday.

A large airplane was destroyed in the violence, the remains of which sat on the tarmac belching black smoke into the air.

The Islamic militias have been battling a powerful militia from the western city of Zintan, which controls the airport, since earlier this month.

The rival militias have forced a week long closure of petrol stations and government offices…