Misurata brigades join Libyan National Army of Central Military Zone Command

The Military Council of Misurata has declared that all of the city’s armed forces and brigades have joined the Command of the Central Military Zone Command as per the laws of the military in the country.

“Therefore, all of our arms, vehicles and military personnel will be under the command of the Libyan National Army formed in the Central Military Zone.” A statement posted on the Misurata Municipality’s Facebook page says.

It added that all of the brigades fighters and military leaders from Misurata are now part of the central military zone and will therefore be ready to be trained by the command of the Libyan National Army in the area.

According to sources, this step adds so much weight to the Libyan National Army of the Central Military Zone as the brigades that decided to join it are the most heavily-armed ones in Libya.

Many of the Misurata brigades took part in fighting IS militants in Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous operation in Sirte.

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