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Libya: Misrata-led forces push into last IS-held area of Sirte01:27

Libya: Misrata-led forces push into last IS-held area of Sirte

Libya, Sirte
October 27, 2016 at 19:06 GMT -00:00 · Published

Misrata-led forces started the final push into territory held by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the Libyan city of Sirte, Thursday.

Backed by heavy artillery the infantry forces clashed with remaining IS fighters in the Jiza apartment blocks, the last IS-held area of the city. The Misrata led forces gained control of a number of the blocks.

Libya: Misrata-led forces push into last IS-held area of Sirte01:27
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Misrata-led forces started the final push into territory held by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the Libyan city of Sirte, Thursday.

Backed by heavy artillery the infantry forces clashed with remaining IS fighters in the Jiza apartment blocks, the last IS-held area of the city. The Misrata led forces gained control of a number of the blocks.

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