After the repeated defeats of Tripoli's militias, Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani resorted to Chadian mercenaries in an attempt to stop LNA's advances. He ordered the Chadian opposition to attack Murzuk town and disperse LNA, but Marshal Khalifa Haftar repelled the followers and thwarted their efforts.
Sources from Murzuk town situated in southern Libya said that the militias of the terrorist Abu Bakr Al-Souki carried out a terrorist attack on the city.
The sources stated that the terrorist militias launched an attack on Murzuk backed by Chadian mercenaries in an effort to enter the town.
Ahmed Atta, an analyst at the Middle East Forum, revealed that the Qatari intellegence stands behind the escalation in Murzuk town against LNA.