Shelling in Libya's Benghazi kills 5: medic

Libyan demonstrators run for cover from shelling during a protest in Benghazi calling for military forces to re-capture the southern city of Sirte from the Islamic State group without foreign intervention on May 6, 2016Five people were killed and 11 wounded on Friday when shells hit a political rally in the centre of Libya’s second city Benghazi, a medical source said. “There were five dead and 11 wounded by shelling on a group of people in the centre of Benghazi” in the east of the country, a doctor at the city’s Al-Jalaa hospital said. For nearly two years, Benghazi has seen bloody battles between loyalist forces and armed groups including jihadists from the Islamic State group and Ansar al-Sharia, which is close to Al-Qaeda.

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