Libyan militia 'to disband'

A militia group in eastern Libya has said it will disband, hours after military police and protesters drove out militias from the city of Benghazi. On Saturday at least 11 people were killed in fighting.

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One killed, 20 wounded in Benghazi standoff, source says

At least one person was killed and 20 wounded as Libyan protesters tried to force militias out of their bases in the eastern city of Benghazi, a hospital source has said.

Scores of demonstrators stormed several militia bases in what appeared to be a coordinated sweep of militia headquarters buildings by police, government troops and activists.

It followed a mass public demonstration against militia units on Friday.

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