A media source from Derna confirmed that Dignity Operation groups had targeted the western entrance of the city with heavy artillery.

The source added that the shells landed on the mountain overlooking the neighbourhoods of Khadija and Wadi Naqa.

The bombardment created fear and panic among the residents without causing fatalities.

The source explained that Dignity Operation militias are continuing their attack on the western entrance to the city, pointing out that so-called Battalion 321 had claimed responsibility for the shelling of the city, which has been under siege for a long period of time.