Five Dignity Operation fighters killed in clashes with Benghazi Shura Council

  • Libyan Express |
  • Tuesday 30 August 2016


Media sources reported Tuesday that clashes between Dignity Operation forces, led by Khalifa Haftar, and Benghazi Shura Council renewed on the western frontline.

The sources indicated that five fighters from Dignity Operation were killed and others were injured in the fierce clashes that broke out early Tuesday.

“Dignity Operation forces tried to advance into the Al-Yasameen Summer Resort, which is still under the control of Benghazi Shura Council, but failed as the Shura fighters foiled their attempt with firm resistance.” The sources, which asked to remain anonymous, added.

On Monday, Benghazi Shura Council announced the capture of Al-Yasameen Summer Resort, according to the media arm of the council, Saraya Center.

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