On 14 June, ISIS claimed responsibility for an ambush and IED attack that killed the commander of an LNA patrol. On 10 June, ISIS’s Amaq news agency released a video of the SVBIED attack on 6 June.

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On 18 October, the GNA Counter-Terrorism Force Commander, al-Zein, announced that four people had been arrested for connections to a terrorism group. On 14 October, it was reported that an ISIS leader being held in Qarnadah prison had died.

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On 30 September, the GNA MoD’s Joint Force captured 5 alleged ISIS members near the Tunisian border. On 1 October, the LNA spokesperson, Mismari, released additional details on the identities of the ISIS leaders killed in Sebha in mid-September.

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On 24 September Saleh, commander of the Khalid Bin Walid Brigade, survived an assassination attempt in the Nassriya district of Sebha. On 23 September, LNA-Spokesperson, Mismari, declared that the leader of ISIS in North Africa, Abu Abdullah al-Iraqi, was killed in the LNA raid in Sebha one-week prior.

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On 21 September, the LNA claimed that it had arrested an ISIS member in the town of Ghadduwah. On 15 September, the LNA conducted a raid against an ISIS cell in Sebha. According to a press briefing by LNA spokesperson Ahmed Mismari, the raid resulted in clashes that lasted approximately 7 hours and in which 9 ISIS members were killed.

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