US military: Eight militants killed by US air strike in Libya

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — A US air strike killed eight suspected Islamic State militants in southern Libya near the city of Murzuq, the US military said on Friday.

The strike occurred on Thursday, the US command in Africa said in a statement.

ISIL lost its central stronghold in Sirte in December 2016 but retreated into the vast desert to regroup.


This article is written and prepared by our foreign editors writing for OBSERVATORY NEWS from different countries around the world – material edited and published by OBSERVATORY staff in our newsroom.

Our Standards, Terms of Use: Standard Terms And Conditions.

OBSERVATORY NEWS — Breaking news source, real-time coverage of the world’s events, life, politics, business, finance, economy, markets, war and conflict zones.

Contact us: [email protected]

Stay connected with News Observatory and Observatory Newsroom, also with our online services and never lost the breaking news stories happening around the world.

Support The OBSERVATORY from as little as $1 – it only takes a minute. Thank you.

We are NEWS OBSERVATORY — the only funding and support we get from people – we are categorically not funded by any political party, any government somewhere or from any grouping that supports certain interests – the only support that makes OBSERVATORY possible came from you.