Clashes kill 2 in Libya’s Benghazi

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Tripoli, April 23 (IANS) An army captain and a civilian have been killed in clashes between the army and security personnel of the Interior Ministry in Libya’s Benghazi.

Both sides are loyal to the authorities, a military source said.

The clashes that lasted for several hours had erupted over some criminal cases, informed source told Xinhua news agency late on Sunday.

They lasted for hours and a captain of the battalion and a civilian was killed.

The North African country has suffered unrest in the past seven years after its former leader Muammar Gaddafi was toppled by an uprising in 2011.

–IANS

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