2018 attack on the High National Elections Commission in Tripoli, Libya
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|2018 attack on the High National Elections Commission in Tripoli, Libya|
|Part of Libyan Civil War|
|Date||2 May 2018 (2018-05-02) (UTC+2)|
|Shooting, arson, suicide bombings|
|Perpetrators||Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant|
The Islamic State's Tripoli Province claimed responsibility for the attack and declared that it came in response to the recent speech of the group's spokesman to hit election centers and activists.
- Elumami, Ahmed. "Suicide militants storm HQ of Libya's election commission, 12 dead". U.S. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
- "At Least 16 Killed in Islamic State Attack on Libya's Electoral Commission". libyatimes.net. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
- SITE. "IS Claims Suicide Raid on Libyan High Election Commission in Response to Spox Speech to Hit Election Centers". news.siteintelgroup.com. Retrieved 2018-05-02.