New air strike on Libyan city Misrata, clashes near oil port

January 3, 2015 1:50 PM

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government on Saturday staged air strikes on the commercial port of Misrata, a western city allied to a group that holds the capital Tripoli, both sides said.

Fighting was also reported near the country's biggest oil export port located in the east, part of a struggle between troops loyal to two competing governments and parliaments.

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