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Bomb attacks in Libya kill 40
Bomb attacks in Libya kill 40

Has the Islamic State struck back? A string of bombings in a town in eastern Libya killed about 40 people and injured scores Friday, officials and news reports said. The speaker of Libya’s parliament blamed militants of Islamic State for the attacks, saying they were apparently in retaliation for Egyptian airstrikes this week. The deadly blasts took place in Qubba, 20 miles west of the port city of Derna, which has been taken over by Islamic State fighters. Egyptian warplanes on Monday targeted Islamic State training camps and arms caches in and near Derna after the group released a graphic video of the beheadings of 21 men, all but one of them Egyptian Christians, who had...

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