US raids in south Libya kills 19 Daesh fighters within five days

US forces announced on Wednesday they had killed 11 presumed militants connected to Daesh in their second airstrike near the southern Libyan town of Murzuq.
The strike, carried out on Tuesdayfollowed a Sept. 19 strike that the US said had killed eight suspected militants.
“This airstrike was conducted to eliminate ISIS terrorists and deny them the ability to conduct attacks on the Libyan people,” Major General William Gaylerdirector of operations for US Africa Command, said in a statement.
Daesh cells are still active in Libya which has been unstable since the fall of the Gaddafi regime in 2011.

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