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Uneasy calm descends on Tripoli frontlines as Haftar’s forces advance on Gharyan fails

As southern Tripoli frontlines have been seeing an uneasy calm with some intermittent clashes between the Libyan Army forces and Khalifa Haftar’s forces, the latter, positioned in Urban town between Gharyan and Tarhouna, have attempted to advance on Gharyan but failed.

A source from the operations room of Volcano of Rage Operation of the Libyan Army in Gharyan said they had managed to thwart Haftar’s forces attack and attempted advance on the city via Ghout Al-Reeh in south Gharyan, adding that they are in full control of the area and the whole city of Gharyan.

The source indicated that Gharyan Protection Force backed by western military zone forces started combing through all areas around Ghout Al-Reeh toward Urban town.

In the meantime, a source from Volcano of Rage Operation said the Libyan Army under the command of the Presidential Council’s government is preparing for the next phase of the fighting – the biggest battle – against Haftar’s forces in southern Tripoli.

“The Libyan Army is setting up two control rooms of drones ahead of a turning point for the air power in this fighting against Haftar’s forces.” The source added, denying that Haftar’s warplanes hit any of their drones or control rooms.

According to the source, groups of fighters from Haftar’s forces with their weapons are constantly surrendering to the Libyan Army and the latest group was two days ago on Ain Zara frontline.

“Upon interrogating some of them, they said they no longer have trust in their leaders as they haven’t been contacted for advancing or any other orders for a long time.” The source further added.

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