(NBC NEWS) U.S. fighter jets launched airstrikes against an ISIS compound in Libya overnight as they targeted a terrorist linked to a tourist massacre, American military officials said.
Dozens of people were killed in the bombing raid on the coastal city of Sabratha, local officials and activists said. Warplanes struck a house 6 miles outside the city center, the city's municipal administration said.
A senior U.S. official told NBC News the airstrike likely killed Tunisian ISIS operative Noureddine Chouchane. The 36-year-old had been linked to last year's shooting at the Bardo Museum which left 23 people dead.
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