The Libyan Address Journal
Units of the Libyan National Army in Sebha have attacked a house where a cell of ISIS was hiding, which resulted in killing a number of ISIS members, including an Australian, in addition to the killing of a number of army personnel.
LNA said that the attack carried out by the 116th and 160th battalions of the army resulted in the killing of five ISIS members, two Saudis, and two Yemenis, in addition to another person holding Australian citizenship, in addition to the detention of three women and a child who were with the extremists.
Three army personnel were also killed, and the commander of the 116th battalion and the commander of the 160th battalion were wounded during the battle that lasted for hours and ended with the army storming the house.
Local sources indicated that the extremists may be among the mercenaries that Turkey brought earlier this year from Syria to fight in Libya The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan brought more than 15 thousand fighters from Syria to fight alongside the forces of the Government of National Accord in western Libya. It pointed out that among these mercenaries were extremists and elements of ISIS and the Al-Nusra Front.