Antonov owned by Haftar militias lands in Sirte

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Antonov owned by Haftar militias lands in Sirte

August 31, 2020 - 11:35
Written by: RabiaGolden

The Spokesman for the Sirte Al-Jufra Operations Room, Abdel Hadi Drah, confirmed the landing of an Antonov military cargo plane, which belongs to Haftar’s militia groups, at Al-Qardabiya base in Sirte on Sunday.

He said that the landing of the plane signifies the continuation of a military build-up on the part of Haftar, regardless of the announcement of a ceasefire, which he promised to adhere to once again.

Drah announced that Haftar’s mercenaries were besieging the neighborhood of Bu Hadi in Sirte and he called on the Qadhadfa tribe, which resides in the area, to convince its sons to withdraw from the illegal Haftar militias, pointing out that the region was now in a state of severe tension, with the possibility of Haftar losing control of the situation, as he put it.