9 – 15 September: LNA undertakes raid on ISIS in Sebha

Sep 16, 2020 | ISIS

On 14-15 September, the Libyan National Army (LNA) undertook an overnight raid on an alleged ISIS cell in the Abd al-Kafi neighbourhood of Sebha in southern Libya. According to a statement from the LNA General Command, the raid resulted in the deaths of three Saudi men (including one who blew himself up), one Egyptian who held Australian identity papers and two Libyans. Two women were also arrested, one Libyan and the other Egyptian. Units of the 116 Infantry Brigade and units of the 160 Infantry Brigade undertook the operation, which lasted 9 hours. It was reported (although some reports were conflicting) that the commander of the operations, Ibrahim Mubarak al-Sulaymani, was killed in the raid, along with additional LNA fighters.