By Libya Herald staff.
Benghazi, 30 May 2015:
Two soldiers and two civilians died today in two IED attacks near Derna, in which . . .[restrict]the second device was exploded as soldiers rushed to help the victims of the first.
At around 9.30 am, the first blast near an army base at Sidi Khaled, killed two local men. A staff sergeant and a military policemen who rushed from the base to the scene were killed by a second explosion. Two other soldiers with them were seriously injured.
Meanwhile there was heavy fighting between IS militants and the army at Ras Al-Hilal to the west of Derna. The army used at least one helicopter gunship in the clashes.
In further fighting at Ayn Marrah to the south of Derna, a suspected IS fighter was captured.