Two military personnel were killed and another wounded in an armed attack on a security gate in an area near Murzuk basin, southwest Libya, on Saturday.

A security source clarified that the attack took place at a checkpoint between Badir town and Sabha.

The spokesperson for the Operation Room of the Murzuk basin, Colonel Hashem Hammad, said in a press statement that one of the gunmen was killed during the attack, while three others were arrested, pointing out that the investigations are still in progress to determine the reason of the attack.