The militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) attacked a checkpoint of the Libyan national army (LNA), 500 kilometers South of the capital, Tripoli. It is reported by News 24.
“The militants beheaded nine soldiers and two civilians,” said Colonel LNA Ahmad al-Mesmari.
On 25 July it was reported that the LDF soldiers executed 20 people suspected of involvement in ISIS activities. The massacre was led by Mahmud of Verbali — the commander of special forces in the army of Marshal Belkacem of the Caliph Haftarot.
On the same day, two leading political forces in Libya agreed to a truce. The agreement was signed by head of the national consensus government of Libya Faiz Sarraj and the commander of the Libyan national army, field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.
Currently the country has two governments: in the East in the city of Tobruk, sits a Parliament elected by people. In the West in Tripoli has set with the support of the UN and Western countries, the national consensus government.
After the overthrow and murder of the founder of the Libyan Jamahiriya of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya a United leadership was formed, the country began a civil war. Part of the territory seized by radical Islamists, which, in particular, until recently, was controlled by Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte. After the defeat of the insurgents, private groups associated with ISIS, continue to make isolated attacks on the different objects.