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Libyan forces from Misrata strike IS in Sirte

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Military sources said that the Libyan forces in Misrata carried out air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) militants in their stronghold of Sirte city, according to Reuters.

Sources said that about 12 people were killed in the airstrikes, including IS senior members.

Witnesses inside Sirte said that, air strikes, on Sunday, targeted districts in and around the city of Sirte, and that at least one civilian had been killed.

The Libyan army forces clashed with the IS fighters during the past two days, some 120 kilometers south Ajdabiya, killing 11 fighters, according to the spokesman for the Libyan army forces, Akram Bohlaiqah.