Libyan forces retake port in jihadist bastion Sirte: spokesman

Latest Update: June 11, 2016 | 375 Views

Forces allied with Libya’s unity government said Saturday they had recaptured the port in the jihadist stronghold of Sirte from Islamic State group fighters who are surrounded inside the city.


The forces also retook a residential area in the east of Sirte, the main IS base in the North African country, a spokesman for the forces, Rida Issa, told AFP.