The attack occurred near Brak Al-Shati city. Preliminarily, the attack could be made by the units from Misrata known as the Third Force.
Defense Minister was suspended due to the incident. At the same time, government of National Accord announced it has nothing to do with the occasion.
It is noted that there were casualties among civilian population.
Special representative of UN General Secretary in Libya, Martin Kobler, condemned the attack on air base in Brak Al-Shati.