Haftar’s Dignity Operation loses more fighters in Benghazi frontlines


Three fighters from Al-Sayiqa (Special Forces) Brigade of Khalifa Haftar’s Dignity Operation were killed on Sunday morning in clashes with Benghazi Shura Council fighters at Gawarcha frontline.

Medical sources from Al-Jalaa Hospital in Benghazi said five other special forces fighters from Dignity Operation were injured and arrived in the hospital’s emergency unit, adding one of them is in grave condition as he suffers from first-grade burns.

The spokesman of Al-Sayiqa (Special Forces), Milad Al-Zway, told the press that the number of the fighters they lost in Gawarcha frontline and Al-Shajar St. in September 2016 only reached 13 deaths and five injuries.

Gawarcha and other Benghazi neighbourhoods have been under an all-out war since May 2014 between Dignity Operation forces led by Khalifa Haftar and reportedly backed by UAE, Egyptian, and French troops and aircraft and Benghazi Shura Council fighters, who are still resisting and holding on to many of their positions inside their city.

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