US forces conduct airstrike in Libya, manage to kill one terrorist

US forces conduct airstrike in Libya, manage to kill one terrorist
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  • calendar-gray 14 June 2018

US forces carried out an airstrike against al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM, banned in Russia) in Libya, killing one terrorist, US Africa Command said in a press release on Thursday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.

 

"In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), US forces conducted a precision airstrike against al-Qa'ida* in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) approximately 50 miles southeast of Bani Walid, Libya, killing one (1) terrorist, on June 13, 2018," the release said.


The release said this is the second time US forces have gone after AQIM in Libya. The first airstrike on March 24, 2018 killed a high-ranking official.


There were no civilians killed in the airstrike, the US Africa Command added.

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