Libya has been divided between two competing governments since 2015.
The Tripoli-based government of Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj has faced an offensive by the rival regime in the east.
A senior official in the LNA’s general command said they mistook the U.S. drone for a Turkish-made drone .
The announcement comes after two unmanned drone aircraft — one American — were lost near the capital last week.
These U.S. airstrikes over the last eight days are the first in Libya in over a year.
A statement said the missiles were originally intended to protect French anti-terrorism forces in Libya.
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The Marine gunnery sergeant was one of only two U.S. troops with a small task force that rushed to respond.
The fiery assaults on the U.S. compounds in Benghazi killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador.
The pullout comes as a Libyan commander's forces advanced toward the capital of Tripoli and clashed with rival militias.