The Counter-Terrorism Force said on Saturday it had arrested a number of ISIS operatives in the city of Msallata, amongst them a prominent ISIS member named Abi Al-Libi, also known to have previously fought in Syria.

The Counter-Terrorism Force indicated that the arrest of members of the terrorist organization was carried out in coordination with the office of the Pubic Prosecutor.

For his part, the Counter-Terrorism Force, Major General Mohamed Al-Zein, confirmed that the hideouts of all terrorist and extremist groups will be targeted wherever they are inside Libyan territory.