Haftar’s forces have announced an award of 5 million Libyan dinars for anyone who kills or arrests the commander of Liwaa Al-Sumood Salah Badi .
Militias loyal to Libya’s Tripoli-based unity government said they repelled an attack Monday by forces of eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar on a strategic town southeast of the capital.
Heavy airstrikes have been rocking the suburbs of Gharyan city since the dawn of Monday, reportedly by UAE drones backing up Khalifa Haftar’s forces, paving the way for ground forces of Khalifa Haftar to advance on Gharyan city.
Director of Gharyan Teaching Hospital, Abdul Salam Al-Shabaani confirmed that at least five citizens had arrived at the hospital with injuries as a result of the bombing of a police training institute in Tgessat area downtown the city late Tuesday.
The Interior Minister, Fathi Bashagha called on members of the Security Directorate of Gharyan to report for duty immediately.
Libya’s internationally-recognized parliament, the House of Representatives (HoR), condemned what it referred to as the “liquidation” of Libyan National Army (LNA) war injured and prisoners in Gharian.
Forces allied to Libya’s internationally recognised government based in Tripoli captured US and Chinese rockets as well as drones when they seized a town from eastern forces last week, officials said yesterday, as reported by Reuters.
The United States is investigating reports that American anti-tank missiles were found by forces loyal to Libya’s unity government at a captured rebel base, Washington said on Saturday.
Libya’s UN-backed government have recaptured the strategic town of Gharyan, near Tripoli, a government spokesman said on Thursday.
The mayor of Gharyan Yousif Bdairi said the municipal council has told the Presidential Council’s Head Fayez Al-Sirraj urging him to announce the city a disaster area after the forces of Khalifa Haftar seized on April 04.