The Force of the Security and Protection of Sirte has increased patrolling the city of Sirt to monitor and track any suspicious activities or any attempt to breach the city.

The force confirmed in a statement its readiness to repel any attack targeting the city and threatens the civilians and public and private property.

Sources from the force disclosed today that patrols and security procedures were heightened after receiving reports of military movements near Sirte by armed battalions of Haftar's forces coming from the east.