Brigadier General Mustafa bin Taher in charge of Misrata Airbase said that the situation in the prison is now stable after an armed group tried to release a prisoner by force.

In a press statement, Ben Taher denied the affiliation of the armed group to ISIS, stressing that what happened was just an internal rebellion.

For his part, the Colonel Omar al-Qaid of the Joint Security Room said that the room extended full control of the situation in the Airbase prison, pointing out that they will take necessary measures to ensure that the prison is entirely secure in case of any emergency.