By Libya Herald reporter
Tunis, 9 August 2015:
IS (Daesh) opened fire on a group of women demonstrators in Sirte, injuring some and . . .[restrict]arresting five.
The women were demonstrating against the sentences passed by a Tripoli court on members of the former Qaddafi regime.
Locals had reported that IS had warned that it would open fire on or arrest any demonstrators supporting the former regime.
The city of Sirte is under the control of IS after Libya Dawn militias had given up on defending the city in the face of deadly resistance from IS. [/restrict]