One Dead in Clashes Between Libya's Tripoli Government and Islamic State

A government official says forces loyal to a self-declared Libyan government controlling the capital Tripoli fought Islamic State fighters near the town of Sirte on Wednesday, killing one person and wounding seven. Reuters reports that militants loyal to Islamic State have exploited the turmoil in Libya, where two governments and parliaments are fighting for control four years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.
The militants have seized parts of the coastal city of Sirte, Gaddafi's home town east of Tripoli.
Officials said fighting broke out on Wednesday near the town between Islamic State fighters and forces sent from the western city of Misrata



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