American b-2 bombers destroyed two ISIS camps in Libya during the night, according to initial estimates, more than 80 militants were killed, said U.S. officials. The attacks were on foreign entities that actively "planning attacks in Europe", told journalists the Minister of defense ash Carter.
The mission was approved several days ago by President Barack Obama and is expected to be the last a short military operation on his orders, according to sources. "Training fighters in the camps poses a threat to the security of Libya, for its neighbors, our allies in Africa and Europe and in the United States," said the Pentagon spokesman, Peter cook. "While we continue to evaluate the results of military operations, an initial assessment indicates that they were successful."
The official U.S. defense said the militants were spotted just before it with arms, in tactical vests and standing in line. The number killed was not reported to the Pentagon, but the first estimate, this figure accounts for more than 80 militants. There was not one woman or child in the area, the official said. In addition to the b-2 bombers, the drones also took part in the military operation, said the representative of the Ministry of defence.
"After the defeat of the Islamic state in Sirte, Libyan oil production increased from about 500 000 to 750 000 barrels a day. This is largely due to the inability of ISIS to threaten the crossing, going upstream, midstream, downstream oil infrastructure in Sirte, "said porter CNN.
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