15 soldiers killed in ambush southeast of Benghazi

AP , Saturday 5 Oct 2013

Gunmen in vehicles topped with machine-guns attacked the post, killing 15 and wounding five

Libya's official news agency says gunmen have attacked a military post southeast of the capital, killing 15 soldiers.

A military official said the gunmen in vehicles topped with machineguns attacked the post on the road between the towns of Tarhuna and Bani Walid early Saturday.

He spoke on condition of anonymity according to the regulations.

The Libya News Agency says another five soldiers were wounded.

Libya has been hit by a months-long wave of attacks targeting military officers, activists, judges and security agents. 


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