In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Libya terrorists in southern Libya, September 29, 2019. This is the fourth U.S. airstrike in Libya since Sep. 19.
The United States military launched its third air strike in Libya in a week, killing 17 Islamic State-aligned terrorists rooted in the country’s southwest, U.S. Africa Command. The 2019 Western Libya offensive, code-named “Operation Flood of Dignity” (Arabic: عملية طوفان الكرامة), is a military campaign by the Libyan National Army under Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, which represents the Libyan House of Representatives, to capture the western region of Libya and eventually the capital Tripoli.
[Swptember 23 2019]
In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting ISIS-Libya terrorists in the vicinity of Murzuq, Libya, September 19, 2019. Officials said it was carried out by an Air Force Reaper drone based in neighboring Niger . Drones remain the weapon of choice to attack the militants in Libya.
At this time, it is assessed the airstrike killed eight (8) terrorists, no civilians were injured or killed as a result of this airstrike.