Libyan forces announce control of Ouagadougou Conference Halls Complex in Sirte

Soldiers from a force aligned with Libya's new unity government walk along a road during an advance on the eastern and southern outskirts of the Islamic State stronghold of Sirte, in this still image taken from video on June 9, 2016. via Reuters

The Libyan forces of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous have controlled Ouagadougou Conference Halls Complex in Sirte after violent clashes with IS militants on Wednesday evening.

the media bureau of the Misurata-led forces announced the capture and said their forces were scouring the whole complex for safety measures.

Ouagadougou Conference Halls Complex has been controlled and made as the headquarters by IS terrorists since 2015 as the militants were using it as their operations building.

Earlier, the Misurata-led forces reported seizing the police academy building and the Al-Giza military zone, as well as the Sirte University buildings in Sirte’s city center from the control of IS militants.

The media spokesman of the Misurata-led forces indicated that their forces killed over 20 of IS radicals as they carried out their fresh attacks on their hideouts in an attempt to take control and eradicate the militants of IS from the whole city.

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