8 Libyan Guards Beheaded By ISIL in Oil Field Attack

KABUL: (Middle East Press) Eight Libyan guards were beheaded by the ISIL Takfiri group during an offensive on an oil field in the center of the country.

KABUL: (Middle East Press) Eight Libyan guards were beheaded by the ISIL Takfiri group during an offensive on an oil field in the center of the country.

According to Libya’s military spokesman, Ahmed al-Mesmari, Monday that the guards were beheaded after the terrorists carried out a deadly attack on the al-Ghani oil field near the town of Zalla on Friday.

Mesmari added that the ISIL group is trying to bring the whole petroleum industry of the violence-wracked country under its control, warning that the potential takeover would have dire consequences for the whole nation.

“This is the lifeline of the Libyan people,” he cautioned.

According to reports, the terrorists also abducted nine foreign workers, including four Filipinos, a Czech, a Ghanaian, an Austrian, and a Bangladeshi during the attack. This is while one of the kidnapped workers still remains unidentified.

The Libyan army, loyal to the country’s internationally recognized government, is in charge of protecting the oil fields which have come under frequent attacks by the militants over the past months.

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