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US Airstrike in Libya Targets Militant Leader Belmokhtar

The U.S. military said Sunday it was evaluating whether an airstrike in Libya killed al-Qaida-linked militant leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar. Libya's internationally recognized government said the strike happened Saturday in the eastern part of the country and did kill Belmokhtar. In a statement late Sunday, the U.S. Defense Department did not confirm Belmokhtar's death, but spokesman Colonel Steve Warren said officials believed the airstrike was successful. "I can confirm...

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