An air strike hit the last functioning commercial airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli for a second day running on Tuesday, residents said, as a power struggle in the oil-rich nation intensified.

Three years after the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is being lacerated by rival factions, one of which has set up an alternative administration in Tripoli after seizing the city in fighting during the summer.

An armed group loyal to Libya’s internationally-recognized government, which has transferred to the east of the country, claimed responsibility for the air strikes. […]