The Shura Council of Derna Mujahidin launched a massive attack on IS locations in the city today following the murder of senior Shura Council leader Nasir Al-Iker. There are reports of street-by-street clashes between both sides. Fighters of the Shura Council has also taken control of two main IS checkpoints, killing two senior IS commanders Anis Bato and Hosam Burshad. Nasir Al-Iker and his companion were murdered in Shiha Al-Sharqiya district by IS gunmen. He was well-known for his rejection to the ideology of IS.