Libya Militant Group Dissolved
Libya Militant Group Dissolved

Libya Militant Group Dissolved

Libya Militant Group Dissolved

Libyan militant group, Ansar al-Sharia, which is linked to Al-Qaeda, is formally dissolving itself, it said in a statement on Saturday. The group, which Washington says was behind the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed US ambassador Christopher Stevens, has been at war with Khalifa Haftar’s eastern-based Libyan National Army, Middle East Eye reported. The group said its decision came on the back of heavy losses that have wiped out its leadership and decimated its fighters, according to the statement. Forces aligned with the Libyan National Army have also skirmished since late last year with opponents aligned with a UN-backed Government of National Accord in Tripoli. Groups such as Ansar al-Sharia, which had tried to maintain a stronghold in the country’s east, have inserted themselves into the larger war, creating a fractious battleground overlaid by a multitude of militias. The group’s statement called on revolutionary forces and shura councils in Benghazi to form a united front.


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