Report: Gunmen kill 15 soldiers
October 05, 2013 10:20 AM

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — 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 machine guns attacked the post on the road between the towns of Tarhuna and Bani Walid early today. He spoke on condition of anonymity.

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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