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Libyan jets have attacked targets in the south of the country after gunmen stormed an air force base on Saturday. Ground troops have also been sent in.
It follows days of skirmishes between rival tribesmen and militias loyal to the late president Muammar Gaddafi.
Al Jazeera's Bhanu Bhatnagar reports: