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Monday, 19 May 2014 - 7:54
Libyan parliament comes under gunfire in Tripoli
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2 died and 50 were injured after heavy fighting took place outside the Libyan interim parliament in the capital Tripoli.

Members of a militia allied to the renegade general, Khalifa Hiftar, hit the building with anti-aircraft guns and rockets, causing MPs to flee in panic as parts of the complex caught fire.

They then suspended parliament and said it would operate on an emergency basis.

A planned new constitution remains unwritten and the country has had three prime ministers since March.
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