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Libyan forces battling Islamic State in Sirte suffer losses in push to advance

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons during a battle with Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons during a battle with Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons during a battle with Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government look at Islamic State fighters' positions before a battle in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RTSI555

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government look at Islamic State fighters' positions before a battle in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RTSI555

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government look at Islamic State fighters' positions before a battle in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RTSI555
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A member of the Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government looks at Islamic State fighters' positions during a battle in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government looks at Islamic State fighters' positions during a battle in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government looks at Islamic State fighters' positions during a battle in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons at Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RTSI55I

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons at Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RTSI55I

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons at Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RTSI55I
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Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons during a battle with Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons during a battle with Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fire weapons during a battle with Islamic State fighters in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government look at Islamic State fighters' positions in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government look at Islamic State fighters' positions in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government look at Islamic State fighters' positions in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A member of the Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government looks at Islamic State fighters' positions in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RTSI55C

A member of the Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government looks at Islamic State fighters' positions in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RTSI55C

A member of the Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government looks at Islamic State fighters' positions in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic - RTSI55C
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A member of the Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fires his gun at Islamic State fighters during a battle in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fires his gun at Islamic State fighters during a battle in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the Libyan forces allied with the U.N.-backed government fires his gun at Islamic State fighters during a battle in Sirte, Libya, July 15, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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