Military reinforcements by the forces of the Government of National Accord arrived from Central Military Zone to the vicinity of Al-Wishka in western Sirte as part of preparations to repel any attacks by Khalifa Haftar’s militias.
Senior leaders from Government of National Accord’s forces told Libya Alahrar TV that the military backup is aimed to respond to any kind of truce violations by Haftar’s militias and to secure the positions of Burkan Al-Ghadab Operation forces.
Meanwhile, the spokesman for the Libyan Army Mohammed Gununu has confirmed that the Libyan forces have targeted mercenaries-backed militias of Khalifa Haftar in southern Tripoli in response to their attacks on civilians.
Gununu told reporters that the forces under the command of the Government of National Accord (GNA) are committed to responding to the attacks of Haftar’s militias.
The Libyan Army has destroyed an ammunition depot and a position for the forces of Khalifa Haftar in Qasir Benghashir.
Gununu added that the operation came as a response to the targeting of civilians in Tripoli. He also called on all Libyans to stay away from the areas where Haftar’s forces are positioned.
Since the fall of Al-Kaniyat militias – a family militia surnamed Al-Kani based in Tarhuna 65 kilometers to the southeast of Tripoli – atrocities started