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Nine killed, 30 wounded in new clashes in Libya's Benghazi - medic

Sep 17, 2014    

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Heavy clashes broke out on Tuesday between a former Libyan general's forces and Islamist fighters in the eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least nine people, medics said.Armed Islamists are trying to prise Benghazi's civilian and military airport from the control of government troops allied to former army general Khalifa Haftar, one of several conflicts gripping Libya three years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.The government and parliament have already had to pull back from the capital, Tripoli, after fighters seized control there. In Tuesday's clash in Beng...

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