Witnesses: Islamist militia withdraws from Benghazi base

By REUTERS
September 22, 2012 04:17

BENGHAZI, Libya - Libyan Ansar al-Sharia militia was swept from its final major military base in Benghazi in the early hours of Saturday after a mass popular uprising in support of the government, Reuters witnesses said.

Looters were carrying weapons out of the vacated compound, abandoned by fighters who left the heavily armed base.


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