France special forces waging ‘secret war’ against ISIS in Libya

France has secretly attacked Islamic State bases in Libya, carrying out air strikes and ground operations involving special forces and intelligence agents, French military sources revealed on Wednesday.

The sources disclosed no details of the precise targets hit but told Le Monde newspaper that the strikes were directed at senior IS commanders with the aim of preventing the terrorist group from strengthening its forces in Libya.

London and Washington would have been informed of the actions, according to an intelligence source.