Suicide bomber, clashes kill 12 Libyan soldiers in Benghazi

Nine Libyan soldiers were killed in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday by a suicide bomber and in ensuing clashes between troops and Islamist fighters, medics and military sources said. Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government have been fighting Islamist groups in the country’s second-largest city since last year, part of a wider struggle since Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown and killed in 2011. A suicide bomber rammed a car laden with explosives into a group of soldiers during a street battle in the city centre near Benghazi’s Mediterranean port, killing three soldiers and wounding eleven, medics said.

via ynetnews.com

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