Militants loyal to the renegade General Khalifa Haftar and those with Daesh have attacked Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous fighters simultaneously, it has been reported. The attacks on forces loyal to the UN-backed government took place to the east of Sirte on Friday.
Libyan National Army (LNA) units moved into the Jufra airbase this morning after it had been abandoned first by the 13th Brigade (formerly the Third Force) and then by the Benghazi Defence Brigades.
Clashes in Hun town in Jufra city between forces led by Khalifa Haftar and locals from Hun backed by forces from Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) have left over a dozen killed before Operation Dignity seized the city.
Sudanese Army officials announced that they deployed forces on the triangle border crossing between Sudan, Libya and Egypt.
Units belonging of the Libyan National Army (LNA) have entered the town of Waddan in Jufra amid fierce fighting. Latest reports say that they have taken it. The nearby town of Sukna is also said to have been taken by the LNA, although this has not been confirmed.
In a surprise move, General Mohamed Ben Nayel has resigned as commander of the Libyan National Army’s 12th Battalion.
Foreign aircraft carried out airstrikes on Hun town in central Libya near Al-Jufra city on Sunday, no casualties were reported, the commander of the 613 Brigade, Abdelrahman Basheer said on a local media outlet.
Jufra airbase came under attack twice today – early in the morning and then this evening – by planes believed to belong to the Egyptian airforce. As well as the base itself, held by Misratan forces plus members of the Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB), a nearby headquarters of a separate …
About a dozen airstrikes were conducted overnight on locations fro brigades from Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation in Jufra, Hun, Wahat Hotel, Sokna and other places.
The Commander of Brigade 613 has demanded the Operation Room of Al-Bonyan Al-Marsoos to retaliate to Dignity Operation airstrikes on their camps in Al-Jufra.