BENGHAZI, Libya, Sept 18 A Libyan force ousted a
week ago from key oil ports counter attacked on Sunday, taking
back control of Es Sider terminal and triggering clashes near
Ras Lanuf port, spokesman for the force, Ali al-Hassi, and a
port worker said.
Es Sider and Ras Lanuf were among four ports seized by
forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar on Sept. 11-12
from a Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) faction led by Ibrahim
No one from Haftar's forces could immediately be reached to
verify the reports.
(Reporting by Ayman al-Warfalli; Writing by Aidan Lewis;
editing by Patrick Markey)