Libya says NATO air strike hits major oilfield

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya said on Wednesday a British air strike had hit its major Sarir oilfield and damaged a pipeline connecting the deposit to a Mediterranean port.

“British warplanes have attacked, have carried out an air strike against the Sarir oilfield which killed three oilfield guards and other employees at the field were also injured,” Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim told reporters.

(Reporting by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Michael Roddy)

Libya says NATO air strike hits major oilfield