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Gunmen storm Libyan parliament
BBC News [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 4/29/2014 2:24:01 PM

Gunmen have stormed Libya´s parliament, forcing MPs to abandon a vote on a new prime minister, officials say. Correspondents say lawmakers left the building after hearing gunshots. [Snip] Libya has been plagued by instability since armed groups toppled Muammar Gaddafi´s regime in 2011. Earlier reports that several people had been wounded in the attack on Tuesday are unconfirmed. It is unclear who was behind the disturbance. The BBC´s Rana Jawad in Tripoli says Libya´s national congress has been stormed on dozens of occasions by gunmen over the past year and a half.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/29/2014 2:27:08 PM     (No. 9829609)

Some more of Obama/Clinton legacy on foreign policy.
It will take decades to get back the prestige of the USA.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 4/29/2014 2:31:38 PM     (No. 9829619)

Springtime!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pearson365, 4/29/2014 2:33:19 PM     (No. 9829623)

And here I thought that Obama´s jailing of the L.A. videographer would have kept these bloodthirsty terrorists from another demonstration.

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