ISIS burns police station and kills two in Libya’s Ajdabiya

Aftermath of the ISIS attack in Ajdabiya (Photo: Internet)

ISIS terrorists have killed two policemen at a checkpoint east Libyan city of Ajdabiya – Aqilah town.

Sources from the city’s Megaryf Hospital confirmed that two were killed and others were injured in the attack.

“The attack took place early on Tuesday in the eastern town of Al-Aqilah when the armed men “slit a police officer’s throat” and killed another in a shootout with security forces manning the checkpoint.” Security official in Ajdabiya said.

He says the group later attacked a police station, raised the ISIS flag atop the building and burned several police and ambulance vehicles.

ISIS militants have carried out similar attacks over the past months in the same city.

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