US bombs al-Qaeda site in Libya
US forces conducted airstrikes against al-Qaeda targets in the Libyan town of Ubari, a spokesman for Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) said in a statement Wednesday night, Trend reported citing Sputnik.
"A site where a number of members of al-Qaeda were stationed on the outskirts of the city of Ubari was bombed on Wednesday evening," the spokesperson for the president of Libya's GNA said.
The operation was part of "ongoing cooperation" between the US and Libya's GNA, spokesman Mohamed El Sallak said on Twitter, noting that it occurred in the context of a recent meeting between Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Taha Siala and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the gathering of the global anti-Daesh coalition.
Ubari is located in the the Sahara Desert.