13 killed, 45 wounded in clashes in Libya's Benghazi - medics

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - At least 13 people have been killed and 45 wounded in clashes between Islamists and forces of a renegade general allied to the regular army in Libya's eastern Benghazi city, medics said on Monday. Islamist forces including members of Ansar al-Sharia launched on Monday a new attempt to take the city's civilian and military airport held by forces of renegade general Khalifa Haftar and army special forces. (Reporting by Ayman al-Warfalli; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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13 killed, 45 wounded in clashes in Libya's Benghazi - medics

13 killed 45 wounded in clashes in Libyas Benghazi  medics

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - At least 13 people have been killed and 45 wounded in clashes between Islamists and forces of a renegade general allied to the regular army in Libya's eastern Benghazi city, medics said on Monday.

Islamist forces including members of Ansar al-Sharia launched on Monday a new attempt to take the city's civilian and military airport held by forces of renegade general Khalifa Haftar and army special forces.

(Reporting by Ayman al-Warfalli; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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