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Libyan forces close in on IS-stronghold

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>>
NOISE] L
byan forces clashing with Islamic State as they push into the militant stronghold of Sirte.
NOISE] S
ldiers seizing two military camps on Wednesday according to security sources.>>
FOREIGN]
>> The brigades who support the new UN-backed unity government launched an offensive to recapture the city last month.
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The battle slowed in the early week, but at least six soldiers were killed in fresh fighting on Wednesday. The extremist group seized control of Sirte last year amid chaos of conflict to the North African State. It's the only city held by Islamic State outside of Syria and Iraq.