Commander of Sirte Protection Force, Al-Na'as Abdullah declared the state of high alert after the tracking of a convoy of armed vehicles belonging to Haftar's forces coming from the east, in the area of Al-Rawagha, heading to an unknown destination.

Recently, Sirte Protection force had continued to operate fixed and mobile patrols east and south of Sirte, reaffirming that the area extending from Abu Qrin to Sirte is under the control of the Central Military Region of the Government of National Accord.