IS militants seize power plant near Syria’s Sirte

IS militants seize power plant near Syria’s Sirte

PanARMENIAN.Net - Islamic State militants have seized a power plant west of the Libyan city of Sirte, the group and a military source said on Tuesday, June 9, according to Reuters.

"The plant ... was taken," Islamic State said in a message on social media. "Now the city of Sirte has been freed completely."

Forces loyal to the self-declared government that controls the Libyan capital Tripoli pulled out of Sirte after Islamic State attacked the plant. Three soldiers were killed in the attack, the military source said.

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