The Ministry of Health of the “Interim Government”, based in eastern Libya, announced that a high number of people were killed in an ISIS attack on the eastern entrance of Ajdabiya, stating that the number has reached 6 dead and 9 wounded.

The ministry said in a statement that the condition of the wounded ranged between critical, medium and light, noting that the wounded are being treated at Mohammed Magarief Hospital in Ajdabiya.

A car bomb exploded on Thursday evening in the eastern entrance of the city of Ajdabia. According to a statement circulated by local media, ISIS claimed responsibility for the bombing.