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at least forty people were killed in an air strike that hit a detention center for mostly African migrants in Libya's capital Tuesday that's according to officials who also said at least another eighty were wounded in the strike , the death toll is the highest publicly reported after an air strike since eastern forces loyal to Holly for Haftar launched an offensive three months ago to take the capital Tripoli the city is currently held by the internationally recognized government dot government blamed Tuesday's airstrikes on Haftar who heads the Libyan national army and his intern allied with the parallel government choose day strike also came a day after the L. N. A. said it would start heavy air strikes on the capital after exhausting what they called the traditional means of war but one official for the L. N. A. denied his forces hit the detention center instead accusing Tripoli allied militias of the attack , Libya is a main departure point for African migrants attempting to flee to Europe but many who were caught by the Libyan Coast Guard end up here into Georgia a suburb on the east side of the capitol in government run detention centers human rights groups and the U. N. say thousands of migrants leave here in often inhumane conditions to Georgia which is also home to military camps of forces allied with Tripoli has been targeted by air strikes for weeks , the incident is the latest in a long power struggle in Libya since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in two thousand eleven rivaled ministrations in the oil and gas producing nation are backed by different regional powers the L. N. A. is supported by the United Arab Emirates in Egypt while diplomats say Turkey recently supplied arms to Tripoli to stop pop stars assault if continued the conflict could allow Islamist militants to fill a security board disrupt oil supplies boost African migration into Europe and destabilize you when plans for elections in the country