Italy condemns terrorist attack on Tazirbu

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – The Italian embassy in Tripoli issued a short statement via Twitter condemning the deadly terrorist attack on Friday which took place in Tazirbu, an oasis located in the Libyan Desert in the Kufra District.

“We strongly condemn the deadly attack in Tezirbu and urge the immediate release of the abducted.” The embassy said in a tweet before adding, “our deepest condolences go to the families of the victims. We call on all Libyans to unite in the fight against terrorism and to settle their differences through dialogue.”

Local authorities said terrorists affiliated with ISIS attacked a police station in Tazirbu on Friday. The attack resulted in at least eight civilians killed, nine injured, three abducted and nine still missing and believed to be kidnapped.