Potential terrorist attacks in the western region in Libya, Intelligence Service warns

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Potential terrorist attacks in the western region in Libya, Intelligence Service warns

June 25, 2021 - 23:18
Written by: RabiaGolden

The Chief of the Libyan Intelligence Service, Hussein Al-Aeb, issued a warning that Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb is planning to carry out terrorist operations on Libyan soil.

Many activists on social media have circulated a letter described as ‘confidential’, sent by Al-Aeb to the Prime Minister, Abdel Hamid Dbeibah and a number of various officials, in which he confirmed the ‘very reliable intelligence’ regarding the intention of Al-Qaeda to launch attacks in the western region, specifically, Tripoli, Al-Zawiya and Surman.

In the message, Al-Aeb demanded the issuance of emergency orders requiring awareness and the raising of all levels of security in preparation of the anticipated attacks, according to the text of the letter.