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Libyan forces kill 10 IS fighters fleeing Sirte

Libyan pro-government forces killed at least 10 Islamic State group jihadists as they attempted to flee their besieged stronghold of Sirte, the country's unity government said Sunday. "Our forces exterminated a group from the Daesh gang that were trying to escape," said the forces in a statement, using an alternative name for IS. They said their fighters had recovered the bodies of at least 10 jihadists and were chasing another group that had fled the town, 450 kilometres (280 miles) east of the capital Tripoli.
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