Up to 12 Libyan soldiers were killed and 60 wounded in a double suicide bombing and clashes in the port city of Benghazi on Thursday, medics said.

Four people were also killed in a separate attack by suspected Islamists on an army checkpoint in Qubah, east of Benghazi, hospital officials said.

Libya is being racked by violence as the armed groups which helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 turn their guns on each other in a struggle for the country’s vast oil resources and political domination. […]