1 – 7 January 2020: LNA claims ISIS attempted a suicide attack in Abu Salim

Jan 9, 2020 | ISIS

On 22 December, reports suggest an ISIS convoy was observed moving from Ghadduwa in the direction of Murzuq in southern Libya.

On 31 December, the Libyan National Army’s (LNA) military information division claimed a fighter attempted to undertake a failed suicide attack wearing an “explosive belt” targeting the Tariq bin Ziyad Battalion stationed in Abu Salim, in southern Tripoli. Photos of the incident on social media showed a figure cloaked in an ISIS flag.