Members of the self-styled Libyan National Army, loyal to the country's east strongman Khalifa Haftar, patrol the roads leading into the eastern city of Benghazi on February 7, 2018. / AFP / Abdullah DOMA
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A Libyan commander wanted by the International Criminal Court over a series of summary executions was released Thursday, a day after handing himself in to military authorities in eastern Libya, a military source said.Werfalli is a commander in an elite unit attached to the Libyan National Army, the dominant force in eastern Libya.The ICC issued an arrest warrant for Werfalli last August accusing him of a role in the summary killings of 33 people between June 2016 and July 2017, as the LNA neared the completion of its campaign to take control of Benghazi.
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