Two security personnel killed in attack in Libya’s south

Sabha Fortress (Internet)


Two security personnel loyal to the UN-backed Government of National Accord were killed in an attack in southern Libya on Saturday, according to a local security spokesman.
Gunmen opened fire on a security checkpoint in the town of Umm al-Aranbi, 150 kilometers south of Sabha city, Lt. Col. Mohamed Jaber Saleh, a spokesman for the local security room in the town, was reported by Anadolu Agency as saying.
He said security forces chased the attackers and arrested two of them, adding that the attackers were foreigners, but declined to elaborate.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
On Wednesday, three soldiers loyal to East Libya-based government were killed in an attack on a security checkpoint in central Libya.
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