(June 29)The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) members whose convoy was ambushed near the town of Al-Zawiya are understood to be free and in a safe place.
|The details of what exactly happened remain unclear. However UNSMIL head Martin Kobler thanked the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) and also House of Representative (HoR) from nearby Al-Zawiya as well as local authorities for helping to ensure the safety of the UN staff. Sources told the Libya Herald that UN members were human resource specialists who were visiting the Department for Combating Illegal Migration (DCIM) in Sorman. UN officials had kept back from making any statements until they were sure that all their personnel and their guards were out of danger.|