At least 10 dead as car bombs hit Libya forces near Sirte

A member of forces loyal to the Libyan government aims his weapon in Sirte as pro-government forces fight with the Islamic State group on August 14, 2016Twin car bomb attacks killed at least 10 fighters with pro-government Libyan forces on Thursday near Sirte, where they are battling to oust jihadists from the Islamic State group. The operations centre for the forces loyal to Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) said another 20 of its fighters were wounded in the attacks. A spokesman for the forces, Reda Issa, said the two attacks took place in the Gharbiyat area west of Sirte, near a centre used to distribute food, ammunition and other supplies to pro-GNA fighters.

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