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Libyan forces clear last Islamic State hold-out in Sirte

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 01:09

Libyan forces backed by U.S. air strikes finished clearing the last Islamic State hold-out in Sirte on Tuesday after a six-month battle for the militant group's former North African stronghold. The forces gained full control over a final patch of ground in Sirte's Ghiza Bahriya district after fierce clashes. Several dozen women and children who had been holed up with the militants were able to leave the ruined buildings where they had made their last stand.

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Libyan forces clear last Islamic State hold-out in Sirte

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 - 01:09