British Special Forces used high-tech weapons against ISIS in Sirte, British press reported

lbyBritish Special Forces fired a deadly new weapon nicknamed “the Punisher” during a fierce hour-long battle with ISIS in Libya, The Sunday Times reported.

The British newspaper added that according to a Libyan fighter who claimed to have witnessed the attack, a small team of elite British soldiers used the precision weapon to fire a barrage of “air-burst” grenades above a suspected ISIS position in the city of Sirte.

It also indicated that the barrage, fired from a sniper’s nest on the rooftop of a building, provoked the insurgents into revealing their exact position. When they returned fire with machine guns, a firefight began. READ MORE OF THIS REPORT

SOURCES: Libyan Express/NewsNow

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.