13-19 September: DMSC claims it has identified the bodies of 5 foreigners abducted by ISIS near Derna in 2015

Sep 20, 2017 | ISIS

The Derna Mujahadeen Shura Council (DMSC) released a statement on 18 September, declaring that ISIS had executed the nine foreigners they abducted from al-Ghani oil field in March 2015. The DMSC stated that its forces found five unidentified foreign bodies during a combing operation in June 2015 in the western part of Derna. The group claims to have identified the individuals after scrutinizing equipment and laptops seized in Derna following the defeat of ISIS in the area prior. The DMSC condemned the murder of the foreigners and asserted that they are working to repatriate the bodies.