BREAKING: At least 11 people 'beheaded in Libya attack'

2017-08-23 14:30
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Benghazi - At least 11 people were beheaded on Wednesday in an attack on a checkpoint controlled by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar south of Tripoli, a spokesperson for his forces said.

"At least nine soldiers were beheaded... in addition to two civilians killed in the same way" at the checkpoint about 500km south of Tripoli, Colonel Ahmad al-Mesmari said, blaming the Islamic State group for the attack.

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