Libya militias clash after leader dies

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TRIPOLI: Members of two Libyan militias clashed in Tripoli on Thursday (Friday in Manila) after the death of one of their leaders, witnesses and security officials said as intense gunfire could be heard in the capital. The clashes erupted after militia chief Nuri Friwan died from wounds he incurred at a checkpoint manned by former rebels from Soug al-Jomaa, an eastern Tripoli district.

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