Residents of Hun, central Libya, evacuate houses after Operation Dignity bombing ultimatum

Scores of the residents living in Hun town, near Jufra city in central Libya have started to evacuate their houses following a threat by the Operation Dignity spokesman, Ahmed Al-Mesmari, who vowed to bomb the town and its Wahat hotel on the pretext of being a harbor to Benghazi Defence Brigades fighters and ammunition.

Sources from the town reported Sunday a growing movement of evacuation near Wahat hotel in Hun for fear that Operation Dignity would strike the hotel any moment.

“We’re going to bomb Wahat Hotel in Al-Mujahideen neighbourhood, and all the areas near the Jufra airbase in the coming hours and all civilians must abandon the area and evacuate their nearby residences.” Al-Mesmari said on Saturday.

“All civilians must stay away from the terrorists’ gatherings” Al-Mesmari said, describing the Benghazi Defence Brigades as terrorists.

The Benghazi Defence Brigades shot down Friday a helicopter for Operation Dignity in Hun town as it was attacking the gatherings of their fighters in the area. Three pilots were killed in the downing.

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