In Libya, Islamic State struggles to gain support

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By Aidan Lewis and Ahmed Elumami WADI BEY, Libya (Reuters) - Packed into a battered car, a family of nine joined the steady flow of residents fleeing Islamic State's Libyan stronghold of Sirte. A few kilometers beyond the militant group's zone of control, the family gave an account of life in the city: young men murdered for refusing to pledge allegiance to Islamic State, public beatings for dress violations, property seizures and growing food shortages. "They're killing, kidnapping and torturing." Sirte is a city upended.