LNA repels two suspected ISIS attacks in southern Libya

Jun 7, 2022 | ISIS

On 7 June, the Libyan National Army’s (LNA) 634 Infantry Brigade issued a statement reporting that it had repelled two armed attacks from suspected ISIS operatives in southern Libya. In the first attack, a group of gunmen thought to be affiliated with ISIS targeted the Arga Gate, south of Qatrun, firing shots and deploying explosive weapons which resulted in the injury of a 634 Brigade member. At the time of writing, ISIS has not claimed responsibility for the attack. On the same day, unidentified armed elements reportedly launched an attack on the Second Company of the Umm al-Aranib Martyrs Brigade near Al-Wigh airbase, injuring one of the Brigade’s commanders.