The commander of the western military zone of the Presidential Council, Osama Joaili, has revealed that his forces are going to launch an anti-crime operation in west Libya.

Joaili said in a televised statement Thursday that the operation will be in coordination with different security apparatuses in west Libya so that they can secure the whole region.

"Our forces have already taken positions in Al-Jamil district and surrounding towns in order to control the administrative borders of the western region." He added.