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  7/27/2014, Tammuz 29, 5774

Dozens Dead; US and Turkish Embassies Close in Libya


Dozens of people were killed, Sunday in fighting between Libyan government forces, private militias and Islamist extremists. Benghazi was witness to 36 deaths. Egypt's state news agency reported the deaths of 23 Egyptian workers when a missile hit their dwelling in Tripoli.

In the wake of the deteriorating security situation, the United States and Turkey announced they were evacuating their embassies.

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