Western and southern Libyan forces join Al-Bunyan AL-Marsoos operation
The media bureau of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos (Solid Structure) military operation said military forces and backup came from western and southern Libya by sea, air and land to join the operation’s forces, who are already positioned in southern and western Sirte.
The media bureau added that an uneasy calm prevails at the front lines as the operation’s forces are tightening their grip on the areas they controlled and as the military engineering unit is exerting higher efforts to save everyone the deadly land mines.
“The Emergency Operations Chamber of the Airforce targeted IS positions in Al-Baghla town with six airstrikes in conjunction with the Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos operations room in order to pave the way for controlling it.” The media Bureau indicated.
The air force of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos has posted videos showing the airstrikes its warplanes carried out earlier on IS locations.
It explained that the operation’s forces that are advancing from Al-Jufra city toward Al-Baghla checkpoint had clashed with IS militants in Wadi Alloud, pointing out that some military backup forces had set out to support them.
It is worth mentioning that IS militants are still in control of some areas of the road that connects Abugrein with Al-Jufra and are planting land mines in the locations they control in order to cripple the advance of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos forces toward Sirte from the west and south.
On Sunday, The commander of the Ajdabia border department, Bashir Abu Thefera, said that they will form a new operations chamber, in cooperation with Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos operations chamber, to lead the battle against IS from the eastern region, pointing out that it will cover the districts and towns from Ajdabia to Sirte.