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UN warns: ISIS gaining control of central Libya

Islamic State terrorists have consolidated control over central Libya, carrying out summary executions, beheadings and amputations, the United Nations said on Monday, according to Reuters.

ISIS has gained control over swathes of territory, "committing gross abuses including public summary executions of individuals based on their religion or political allegiance", the joint report by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the UN Support Mission in Libya said.

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