Libyan forces edge forward against Islamic State holdouts in Sirte

Libyan forces resumed their advance on Thursday against Islamic State militants holding out in a few streets in their former stronghold of Sirte, saying they had captured 25 houses and a stash of arms.
Backed by U.S. air strikes, the Libyan brigades have reduced the area held by the jihadists to a small patch of land near Sirte’s Mediterranean seafront after a campaign of more than six months.
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Source: reuters.com

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