LNA Spox: Army has taken control of three locations near Derna

Alwasat - Cairo Tue 15 May 2018, 06:43 PM
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Spokesman for the General Command of the Armed Forces, Brigadier General Ahmed al-Mismari, said Tuesday that LNA forces managed to control three "fortified" sites in the Thahr Al-Hamr, Hilah and Matruba fronts, near Derna.

In a statement posted on his Facebook page, al-Mismari said,"Your armed forces on this day, 15-5-2018, carried out a pre-planned combat mission.. under the orders of the Karama Operations Room"

"The control of the enemy positions in the Thahr Al-Hamr, Hilah and Matruba fronts caused heavy enemy losses in individuals and equipment," Al-Mismari said in the statement, noting that "your armed forces are still moving steadily and orderly towards the liberation of precious Derna from terrorism.

The Spokesman also pointed out that "the commander of the Karama Operations Room would advise the media not to deal with any statement or news not issued by the Karama Operations Room and the Spokesperson of the General Command of the Libyan Armed Forces."

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