Benghazi - Two soldiers were killed and nine injured in
clashes on Monday in the eastern city of Benghazi with fighters from Ansar
al-Sharia, Libya's top jihadist group, military and medical officials said.
"A violent clash has been taking place for several
hours between our forces and an Ansar al-Sharia cell," Colonel Milud
al-Zwei, spokesperson for Libya's special forces, told AFP.
A hospital official said two soldiers had been killed and
nine injured. Three civilians had also been injured in the fighting.