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Libyan gov't forces arrest 5 rival military personnel off western coast

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TRIPOLI, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- Forces of the UN-backed Libyan government said on Wednesday that they arrested five military personnel of the east-based army off the western coast, as the armed conflict continues between the two rivals.
The five military personnel, a colonel, a captain and three non-commissioned officers, were arrested on Tuesday on a rubber boat off Sabratha coast, about 70 km west of the capital Tripoli, by a government patrol vessel, according to a statement by the government forces.< ...



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