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American raid in southern Libya

(B2) The Americans carried out an air attack with precision strikes in southern Libya on Thursday (November 29), the US Africa Command (Africom) has just announced. 

This strike, carried out with the agreement of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), near Al Uwaynat, in Libya, made it possible to “ kill eleven terrorists from the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and destroy three vehicles add the US. " At this stage, we believe that no civilians were injured or killed in this strike ».

This is not the first time that the USA has targeted AQIM fighters in Libya, it is even the third time. The latest attack against AQIM took place “ on June 13, 2018, leading to the death of a terrorist ". " We are determined to maintain pressure on the terrorist network and prevent terrorists from establishing a safe haven “say the Americans. " We will keep the pressure on their network and they will remain vulnerable wherever they are said Marine Gen. Gregg P. Olson, director of operations for US Africom.

(NGV)

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).