Libyan officials: Forces taking last few buildings from ISIS in Sirte

By REUTERS
December 6, 2016 13:06

SIRTE, Libya - Libyan forces said on Tuesday they were securing the last few buildings where Islamic State militants had been making a final stand in their former North African stronghold of Sirte.

Officials said that women and children were in two of the buildings in the city's Ghiza Bahriya district and that a small number of militants were still in the area.Libyan forces, backed by US air strikes, said on Monday they had gained control over the district on  after most of the militants still in the area were killed or captured


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