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Libya violence: Clashes at Benghazi port area

Fierce fighting has erupted in the Libyan city of Benghazi, as the army attempts to retake the area from Islamist militias. Smoke could be seen rising from Benghazi’s port, where a ship was hit. The army had asked residents in the central al-Sabri district to evacuate the area by noon on Monday (10:00 GMT) ahead of a major military operation. More than 200 people have been killed in Benghazi since the army began its…