43 killed in Benghazi clashes

2014-05-17 17:00

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Benghazi - The death toll from clashes in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi has risen to 43 from 19 and more than 100 people had been wounded, a Health Ministry official said on Saturday.

Fighting broke out on Friday between irregular military forces and Islamist militants.

The situation was quiet on Saturday, residents said.

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