By Libya Herald staff.
Benghazi and Tripoli, 26 November 2013:
Reports from Benghazi indicate that Ansar Al-Sharia have regrouped and, late this evening, . . .[restrict]have attacked a number of army positions.
Three checkpoints have been attacked, one at the Army headquarters, another at Benghazi’s western entrance and a third in the Keesh district of the city, according to local sources.
Explosions and heavy firefights have also been reported near the Al-Jalaa Hospital, where 23 members of the Benghazi Special Forces have been treated for injuries sustained in yesterday’s clashes with members of Ansar Al-Sharia.
Reports on social media say that three Libyan Army soldiers have been injured in tonight’s fighting near the hospital.
A local resident told the Libya Herald that explosions in the neighbourhood were heard at around 12.30 am. These, he said, were followed by heavy and light calibre gunfire. [/restrict]