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Daesh attacks Al-Fugha town in south Libya



Al-Jufra Municipality Council announced, on Monday, that four was killed in Al-Fugha area in southern Libya, on Sunday, in an attack carried out by an armed group affiliated with the terrorist group (Daesh).

Eyewitnesses said that the terrorist group left the area in about 25 armed vehicles after the attack and intimidating the residents. Moreover, Daesh attacked even a police station in the area and abducted some police personnel.

The head of the municipality called for an immediate intervention to save the area, stressing that the situation is terrible.

Daesh elements had also slaughtered a civilian and shot dead two. They also burned two houses and some fire extinguishers.

In Tripoli, the Interior Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fathi Bashagha, led, on Monday, a high-level security meeting to put a security plan for securing the southern areas in Libya.

The Interior Ministry had denounced the terrorist attack on the area. The ministry stressed, in a statement, that there would be no tolerance in dealing with such terrorist operations that target the security and stability of the country.

In the same context, the head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the GNA, Fayez Al-Sarraj, had condemned the attack, stressing that it is time to unify the military and security efforts.

It is worth mentioning that Al-Fugha town is located in south-central Libya nearby Al-Huroj mountain in Al-Jufra area.

Most of the towns in southern Libya suffer, lately, from the security breach because of the repeated attacks from Chadian armed groups.