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    Libyan Special Forces Retake Tripoli Ministerial Buildings After Assault Attempt

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    Libyan special forces took back control over several ministerial buildings in Tripoli following an assault attempt by militants, Interior Ministry representative Ashraf Soulsi told Sputnik.

    TRIPOLI (Sputnik) — Unidentified militants tried to take over the ministries of defense, justice and economy.

    "We took control of all government buildings that the militants tried to storm," Soulsi said.

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