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Gunmen kill 15 Libyan soldiers

Gunmen have attacked a military post south east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, killing 15 soldiers, according to the country's official news agency.

A military official said the gunmen in vehicles topped with machine guns attacked the post on the road between the towns of Tarhuna and Bani Walid.

The Libya News Agency said another five soldiers were wounded.

Libya has been hit by a months-long wave of attacks targeting military officers, activists, judges and security agents.



From Belfast Telegraph