Libyan army chief quits after deadly Benghazi clashes

Libyan army chief of staff Youssef al-Mangoush reportedly resigned Sunday after 30 people, 117 injured, died in clashes between protesters and a militia in Benghazi. The protesters were demanded the disbanding of the “Libya Shield Brigade” militia. The post-Qaddafi government has been struggling without success to disband the armed militias running free in the country. A special forces unit took control of the “Shield Brigade militia’s Benghazi headquarters where the clash occurred, an army spokesman said, but he did not use the word “dismantle” as they demanded

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