Haftar forces carry out an all-out offensive on Benghazi Shura Council fighters, Kobler wants civilians evacuated
Dignity Operation (Karama) Forces were reported to have gained more ground in Benghazi on Tuesday after a major offensive against the city’s Shura Council revolutionaries.
Reports said Dignity troops also retook control of a local cement factory and Garyounis university, two of the three last remaining strongholds of Benghazi revolutionaries, with unverified news of them being on the verge of entering Bu Utni area, where most of the revolutionary fighters are.
Earlier today, the UN delegate to Libya, Martin Kobler, said the civilians caught up in the middle of Benghazi war are going through a very dangerous, concerning situation.
He wrote on Twitter that all parties must protect the civilians stuck in the conflict zones and help evacuate them immediately and safely.
Benghazi, Libya’s second biggest city, was the birthplace of the 2011 uprising that toppled and killed former leader Moammar Gaddafi.
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