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Clashes underway across Sirte with IS

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The media bureau of the Operation “Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous” announced that Misrata Central Hospital received five bodies and 37 wounded. They are from operation’s forces from Tripoli, Misrata, Mezda, and Sebha because of the clashes with the Islamic State group (IS).

It added that the forces aborted an IS attack in Al-Gharbiat, where the group used a tank, mortars, and snipers.

The statement elaborated that the operation’s forces keep shelling the IS sites around Ouagadougou complex. Clashes with the IS in Al-Zaafran area started on Monday.

A leader in the operation also confirmed clashes with the group in the western axis in the 700 neighborhood in Sirte. Two of the forces were injured in an attack by an IS car bomb.

The forces controlling Sirte port aborted an attack by the IS to regain control over it.

Media reports stated that a Libyan IS leader named Mohamed Gaddafi was killed on Monday in the clashes in Sirte.