Saturday, January 30, 2016

Who Is Assassinating The Islamic State's Top Leaders In Libya

The Telegraph: Is a secret sniper killing off Isil's high command in Libya?

Mystery gunman credited with shooting three of the terror group's leaders in their new "Caliphate" in Colonel Gaddafi's home city of Sirte

As befits all the best practitioners of his shadowy trade, no-one is quite sure whether he is one man or many, or even simply an urban legend.

But after a string of assassinations of its local henchmen, the Islamic State's new "Caliphate" in the Libyan city of Sirte is abuzz with talk that an anti-Isil sniper is at work.

In recent weeks, no fewer than three Isil commanders in Sirte have been shot dead from long range, according to local media.

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WNU Editor: This sounds more like a special ops mission with the objective being to get rid of top ISIS commanders and leaders. The question that needs to be asked is .... who is ordering these "hits"?


RussInSoCal said...

I'm confident that it's NOT under US control. Current (announced) US ROE would most definitely proscribe these operations. If it's not indigenous militia, it's most likely Russians. Or Iranians.

/they bought up a quantity of high end sniper rifles some years back

fazman said...

Didnt you report the likleyhood of a british sas mission ipcomming in libya
My money is on a sas hunter killer team

Jay Farquharson said...

There are at least 6 "different" SOF teams running around Lybia, two British, one French, one Italian and 2 American.