13 killed, 45 wounded in clashes in Libya's Benghazi

ByREUTERS
September 1, 2014 17:45

BENGHAZI, Libya - At least 13 people have been killed and 45 wounded in clashes between Islamists and forces of renegade general allied to the regular army in Libya's eastern Benghazi city, medics said on Monday.

Islamist forces including members of Ansar al-Sharia launched on Monday a new attempt to take the city's civilian and military airport held by forces of renegade general Khalifa Haftar and army special forces.

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