A Libyan woman fleeing the violence enters Tunisia through the southern border crossing at Ras Jedir. AFP PHOTO / F NASRI
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Rival Libyan militias fighting for control of Tripoli's airport agreed to a temporary cease-fire Wednesday to allow firefighters to try to control a huge blaze at a fuel depot hit by a rocket.Meanwhile in Libya's second city, Benghazi, at least 75 bodies, mostly soldiers, were found after two days of fighting in which Islamist fighters and allied militiamen overran an army base.Benghazi was also quieter Wednesday, after fierce battles that led special forces to withdraw from the main army base in the city the previous day.The Libyan Red Crescent's Mohammad al-Misrati said it had found more than 50 bodies inside the base. At least 35 of the bodies were later taken to Benghazi's main hospital, according to a Reuters reporter.
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