By Libya Herald reporter.
Tripoli, 25 March 2015:
A suicide bomber has killed five members of Operation Sunrise (Shorouq) at a checkpoint at . . .[restrict]the steam power station outside Sirte, according to a military source in the area.
The attack is said to have taken place late this morning.
So far there are no details, although IS is suspected. Last week, it announced that there would be an onslaught of suicide and car bombings against Libya Dawn and Misrata which it accused of being “enemies of God”. Operation Sunrise, set up by Libya Dawn to take the eastern oil fields and terminals has a large Misratan input.
Last December, 14 guards protecting the town’s Al-Khaleej (Gulf) Power Station, which is still under construction, were murdered in an attack. The perpetrators have never been discovered although at the time Operation Sunrise forces were blamed. The dead men were said to have been from the same tribe as General Khalifa Hafter. [/restrict]