16 – 23 February: alleged ISIS threat on HoR gathering in Sabratha

Feb 24, 2021 | ISIS

On 14 February, a state of alert was issued following reports that ISIS was planning a Vehicle Borne IED (VBIED) attack on the Tellil Tourist Complex while the ‘Ghadames bloc’ of the HoR gathered in Sabratha on 15 February. No attack occurred. ISIS formerly had control of Sabratha until early 2016, there have since been unconfirmed reports of intermittent ISIS presence within proximity of the town.