Haftar-led forces lose 10 fighters in western Benghazi clashes

  • Libyan Express |
  • Thursday 2 March 2017

Ten fighters for the Khalifa Haftar-led forces of Operation Dignity were killed and others wounded in clashes against Benghazi Mujahideen Shura Council (BMSC) in western Benghazi.

Sources from the Benghazi Medical Centre (BMC) said two fighters from 17 Brigade and one from 198 Tanks Brigade died of serious injuries from the clashes that took place on the outskirts of the besieged Ganfudah district.

On Tuesday, seven fighters were killed and 20 were wounded in clashes between Haftar’s forces and BMSC fighters near 12 Buildings area in western Benghazi.

Operation Dignity forces lost many fighters and vehicles trying to advance on 12 Buildings area, where BMSC fighters are located.


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