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Libya launches air strikes against militias in restive south

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„Libyan war planes targeted areas of the restive south late Saturday after gunmen stormed an air force base in the region, prompting the army to send in ground troops. Elsewhere, two Italian construction workers have been kidnapped in eastern Libya.

The armed forces have been placed on alert following days of skirmishes between rival tribesmen and militias.

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan announced that he had ordered troops to be sent to the south after a group of gunmen entered the Tamahind air force base outside Sabha after days of clashes in the city, which lies 770 km (480 miles) south of the capital, Tripoli. […]“

via Libya launches air strikes against militias in restive south – France – France 24

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