Libyan PM visits Benghazi to support troops

February 1, 2015 9:42 PM

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BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and his ministers visited the eastern city of Benghazi in a show of support for his troops battling Islamists groups.

Thinni's forces, together with troops loyal to army general Khalifa Haftar, launched an offensive against Islamist fighters in Benghazi in October - part of turmoil gripping the oil producer four years after the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi.

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