IS militants killed in US Libya air strikes

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Two US air strikes killed several Islamic State militants in Libya earlier this week, the US military said, the second series of strikes in the country in recent days.

In a statement, US Africa Command said the strike took place south-east of Sirte on Tuesday in co-ordination with Libya’s Government of National Accord.



Islamic State militants in Libya set up a desert army composed of at least three brigades after they lost their stronghold of Sirte last year, according to a senior prosecutor.