Libyan forces lose six fighters in renewed ground attack in Sirte - field hospital



Libyan forces resumed a ground attack on Sunday against Islamic State militants encircled in their former stronghold of Sirte, losing at least six of their fighters, according to a field hospital casualty list.
The list named six killed fighters, three of them from the city of Misrata.
The forces also said that the bodies of at least 10 slain Islamic State militants had been counted. The report could not be verified.
Forces dominated by fighters from Misrata and aligned with Libya's U.N.-backed government have been battling to capture Sirte for more than four months.
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2 October 2016 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Reuters
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