A cadaver recovery team has retrieved 12 unidentified bodies from a site near the Al-Jufra Air Base, in Waddan, south of the country, the General Authority for Search and Identification of Missing Persons has confirmed.
An armed group affiliated with the Sudan Liberation Movement stormed the Zillah police station and forcibly released one of its member, who was imprisoned for molesting a girl, according to a security source from Zillah.
Al-Jufra in the middle of Libya witnessed Wednesday a graduation ceremony for a new batch of affiliates with the 128th Brigade of the Libyan National Army (LNA).
The Russian Wagner Group has withdrawn its forces based in Sokna city southwest of Libya towards the Jufra Base, media reports have confirmed.
Clashes between pro-Haftar 116 and Al-Hasoom brigades renewed in Houn, central Libya Tuesday night.
The spokesman for Sirte-Jufra operations room Abdelhadi Drah told The Libya Observer Thursday that reopening the Misrata-Jufra coastal road was underway under the room’s supervision and security of Interior Ministry units.
The spokesman for the forces of Khalifa Haftar, Ahmed Al-Mismari, said “Brigade 128” was attacked by four armed vehicles in north Soukna in Jufra at dawn on Thursday.
Anti-Hafter forces will not reopen main coastal road until mercenaries withdrawn and landmines removed
The commander of the Operations Room for the Liberation of Sirte-Jufra, Brigadier General Ibrahim Bayt al-Mal, yesterday linked the opening of the main coastal road between the east and west of the country with the withdrawal of mercenaries and the removal of mines.
The commander of the Sirte-Jufra Operations Room of the Libyan Army under the command of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Ibrahim Baytelmal rejected again the reopening of Sirte-Misrata road before the withdrawal of mercenaries from Sirte and Jufra.
Sirte-Jufra Operations Room of the Libyan Army under the command of the Government of National Accord (GNA) said its forces “are on alert for any possible attacks by Khalifa Haftar’s forces on the Sirte-Jufra contact line as they continue to mobilize in the ceasefire area.”