AFRICOM claims responsibility for airstrike in southwestern Libya

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AFRICOM claims responsibility for airstrike in southwestern Libya

December 01, 2018 - 11:11
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The US Africa Command (AFRICOM) claimed responsibility for the airstrike that took place near Awainat town in southwestern Libya on Thursday.

"In coordination with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), U.S. Africa Command conducted a precision airstrike near Al Uwaynat, Libya, November 29, 2018, killing eleven (11) al-Qa' ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) terrorists and destroying three (3) vehicles." It said in a statement.

Activists on social networking sites posted images of the burned vehicles and some charred bodies at the site of the airstrike.