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Gunmen storm Libyan parliament during PM vote

Gunmen have stormed the Libyan parliament, started shooting and forced lawmakers to abandon the vote on the next Prime Minister, a spokesman has said.

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'Several people wounded' in Libya parliament shooting

Several people are wounded by shooting in Libya's parliament building, a parliamentary spokesman has said.

Spokesman Omar Hmeidan said the gunmen, who stormed the building and forced the parliament to abandon a vote on the next Prime Minister, are allied to one of the defeated PM candidates.

Lawmakers were running away from the building, witnesses said.

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