Libyan terrorist group “Ansar al-Sharia”, associated with the international organization “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia), announced about its dissolution. According to Reuters, the decision was taken due to heavy losses.
In particular, the terrorists have admitted that they have lost their command.
U.S. authorities accuse the group in the attack on its Consulate in Benghazi in 2012 which killed four American citizens including Ambassador Christopher Stevens. “Ansar al-Sharia” is included in the list of terrorist organizations by the UN security Council.
On Friday, may 26, the Egyptian air force struck six blows to terrorist camps near Derna in Libya. In Cairo believe that there are militants responsible for the perfect on the eve of the terrorist attack against Coptic Christians. Then the Islamists fired on a bus bound for the monastery of St. Samuel. According to the latest data, 35 people were killed.
May 18, in an attack on an airbase near the town of Marriage of al-Shati in southern Libya killed 141 people. Presumably, the attack was made by a detachment of the people from the city of Misurata, known as the “Third Force”.
After the civil war with foreign intervention, which in 2011 was overthrown and killed by the founder of the Libyan Jamahiriya Muammar Gaddafi, the country in fact, there is no common power between the different forces clashed. Part of the territory seized by radical Islamists, until recently Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte was controlled by the banned terrorist group “Islamic state”.