American strategic bombers B-2 nesli strikes on the positions terroristicheskoj group "Islamic state" (IG, is prohibited in Russia) on the territory of Libya. About it reports Reuters citing sources in the defense Ministry of the USA.
According to them, the bombing was subjected to objects located 45 kilometers South-East of the city of Sirte. The military also said that the strike was made in coordination with the Libyan government nationalnogo consent, recognized by the UN.
5 last December it was reported that government forces during ground operations knocked out Boikov IG from Sirte. The operation to release the city came a few months because of the desire of commanders to minimize civilian casualties.
Sirte — the city where he was born and killed former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Since 2011, the city was constantly in the midst of the fighting during clashes between supporters of Gaddafi and the rebels, and then during the civil war. In the spring of 2015 was captured by militants IG. As a result of constant shelling in Sirte there is not a single building.