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Lessons for Mosul: In Libya, IS Makes Last Stand With Bunkers, Booby-traps

Sheltering in tunnels, improvised bunkers and rooms fortified by sand-filled fridges, Islamic State is holding out in the Libyan city of Sirte, defending itself with snipers, booby-traps and car bombs against pro-government forces. After a six-month campaign of often fierce street fighting, Islamic State militants are surrounded in a district less than a kilometer square, after hundreds of U.S. air strikes that began in August in support of Libyan forces. The battle for Sirte, taken by...

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