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Libyan forces capture mosque, prison from ISIS

22 Aug, 2016

Libyan forces renew their push to oust ISIS from its former North African stronghold of Sirte, saying they had seized the city’s main mosque and a jail run by the militants’ morality police. The forces, mainly brigades from the city of Misrata, say that they are close to capture Sirte after taking most of the city in a three-month campaign, and have restricted militants to a residential area in the city. They have been supported by U.S. air strikes. At least nine brigade fighters are killed.

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