Terrorism & Insurgency

Wilayat Barqa militants kill two soldiers in Libya's Cyrenaica

27 October 2017

TWO soldiers were killed and three others were wounded in an attack by militants from the Islamic State's Wilayat Barqa targeting a military checkpoint 60km south of the city of Ajdabiya in Libya's Cyrenaica region on 25 October, Reuters reported. The militants approached in vehicles and set fire to the checkpoint before withdrawing. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack through Amaq News Agency and claimed to have seized a vehicle with a mounted machine gun.



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