Libya pro-government forces seize Sirte campus from IS

Forces loyal to Libya's unity government take part in operations against the Islamic State group in SirteLibya’s pro-government forces said they seized a university campus Wednesday as they press an offensive against the Islamic State group in its stronghold of Sirte, killing at least 20 jihadists. Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally backed Government of National Accord are battling to oust IS from Sirte, a coastal city the jihadists seized in June 2015. After a series of advances into the city, pro-GNA forces have faced fierce resistance in their push towards the Ouagadougou conference centre, a complex from the era of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi where the jihadists have their headquarters.

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