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12 dead and 40 injured during clashes in Sirte



Clashes rage again in Sirte between the Operation “Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous” forces and the terrorist group, the Islamic State (IS).

Friday witnessed military movements in the district “Dollar” neighborhood, east of the city. The forces moved across different strategic locations; the confrontations continued until late.

Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous Media Bureau said that the forces dismantled IS car bomb, adding that “as the troops advanced in the city, they were surprised with the IS suicide bomber, who jumped off the car that apparently broke down under the heavy fire.”

Libyan air forces also launched nine air raids against the IS positions inside the city of Sirte.

The confrontations across axis were fierce caused causalities among government troops. Misrata Central Hospital said that 12 dead and 40 injured and arrived at the hospital, they come from different areas, Misrata, Tarhona, Zintan, Sirte, Mashashia, and Tripoli.