Clashes break in Libya’s Derna between Shura Council and Haftar’s forces

  • Libyan Express |
  • Thursday 5 April 2018

Derna city (Photo: Archive – Internet)

Fresh clashes erupted on Wednesday night between fighters from Derna Shura Council and Khalif Haftar-loyal Omar Mukhtar Operations Room in eastern LIbya. 

Sources from the Shura Council said they conducted a surprise attack on Aldahar Alhamar in southern Derna Andy killed two Operarion Dignity militia fighters.

Meanwhile, the Omar Mukhtar Operations Room said the attack took them by surprise and continued until Thursday morning.

Derna has been encrilcled by Haftar’s forces for about two years with intermittent artillery and air attacks every now and then.

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