Islamic State militants kill five pro-Tripoli government fighters: Libyan news agency

March 25, 2015 12:41 PM

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Militants loyal to Islamic State killed five members of a force loyal to the government that controls Tripoli and wounded two others in the coastal city of Sirte, a Tripoli-based news agency said on Wednesday, citing a military spokesman.

Two military sources told Reuters the attack near the city's power station on its western outskirts appeared to be a suicide bombing but no more details were immediately available.

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