Wednesday, June 22, 2016

#Libya - pro-government forces 'make gains' against ISIL: euronews (in English)

Published on 22 Jun 2016
In Libya, forces loyal to the unity government say they have made significant gains in residential districts of Sirte, as they battle to oust ISIL fighters.

A spokesman for the government-backed brigades, said they were securing a neighbourhood, just south of central coastal city. The port and other parts of Sirte are also thought to have been recaptured.

Dozens of troops and ISIL aligned-fighters were reportedly killed in the offensive.

Pro-government forces, mainly from the western city …

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