This file photo taken on August 20, 2013 shows a general view shows the Hariqa oil port and loading installation in Tobruk, Libya. / AFP / Mahmud TURKIA AND Mahmud TURKIA
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Four Libyan oilfields have closed and employees in a fifth are striking over fears of attacks from ISIS, a military source and media said Monday.On April 2, two members of the Merada brigade were killed and two others went missing after ISIS members launched an attack on the Bayda and Tibisti oilfields, a brigade member told AFP.Merada is located around 350 km (220 miles) from the coastal city of Sirte where ISIS has established a stronghold and from where the extremist group has sought to extend its influence to control Libya's oilfields and facilities.
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