Libyan Army, Residents Battle Benghazi Militants

October 15, 2014 5:09 PM

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Libyan army troops and armed residents clashed with Islamist fighters in the eastern port of Benghazi on Wednesday, killing at least four people, a day after a renegade former general who backs the army vowed to retake the city from the militants.

Libya's second largest city is caught up in a chaotic struggle for control between an alliance of Islamist militia groups and the army, which is backed by forces loyal to former general Khalifa Haftar.

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