Libyan army announces killing of ISIS leader in North Africa

The spokesman for the Libyan National Army, Major General Ahmed Al-Mismari, announced, on Wednesday, the killing of the leader of ISIS in North Africa in the Abdul Kafi neighborhood of Sabha city.

Al-Mismari said on his Facebook page: “In addition to our exceptional press conference on Tuesday, September 15, in which we announced the elimination of a terrorist cell consisting of the leaders of the takfiri ISIS organization in the Abd al-Kafi neighborhood in Sabha city, where 9 terrorists were eliminated and two were arrested. "

He explained that among the dead was the leader of ISIS in Libya, known as Abu Abdullah al-Libi, but after completing the investigations and arresting another ISIS in the Ghadwa area and collecting evidence, it became clear that the dead man was Abu Moaz al-Iraqi, also known as Abu Abdullah al-Iraqi, who is the leader of ISIS in North Africa.

He continued: “Abu Muadh al-Iraqi entered Libya on September 12, 2014 with the takfiri Abdulaziz al-Anbari with forged Libyan passports through Turkey. Al-Anbari was then assigned to an emir of the organization in Libya and Abu Abdullah as his assistant, on the direct assignment of the Emir of the organization Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.”

Al-Mismari said: “After the killing of Anbari by the Libyan army in the events of Derna in 2015, Abu Abdullah al-Iraqi was assigned to lead the organization in North Africa.”



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