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US Jets Target ISIS Camp in Libya; Dozens Killed



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    Libyans gather next to debris at the site of a jihadist training camp, targeted in a US air strike, near the Libyan city of Sabratha on February 19, 2016. A US air strike on a jihadist training camp in Libya killed dozens of people Friday, probably including a senior Islamic State group operative behind attacks in Tunisia, officials said. / AFP / MAHMUD TURKIA (Photo credit should read MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images)

    U.S. fighter jets launched airstrikes against an ISIS compound in Libya overnight as they targeted a terrorist linked to tourist massacres in Tunisian, American military officials said.

    Dozens of people were killed in the bombing raid on the coastal city of Sabratha, local officials and activists said.  

    A senior U.S. official told NBC News the airstrike likely killed Tunisian ISIS operative Noureddine Chouchane.