Benghazi Defense Brigades shoot down Dignity Operation helicopter

  • Libyan Express |
  • Sunday 17 July 2016


The media wing of Benghazi Defense Brigades, Boshra News Agency, said their forces shot down a helicopter for Dignity Operation forces in Al-Magroon, western Benghazi some 70 km from city center.

The downing came this morning as clashes between Dignity Operation forces, led by Khalifa Haftar, and Benghazi Defense Brigades, led by Mustafa Al-Shirkcy, especially that the latter advanced into many areas western Benghazi in the last couple of days.

Boshra News Agency added that the downed helicopter had a crew of four and they had all died after it crashed into the ground in Al-Magroon town, which was controlled by Benghazi Defense Brigades on Saturday.

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