LNA Spox: Military operations in Derna are complete, we are asking the population to cooperate with the security services

Alwasat - Cairo Thu 14 Feb 2019, 09:28 PM
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The Spokesperson for the Libyan Army General Command, Brig. Gen. Ahmad Al-Mismari, announced the end of the military operations in the city of Derna.

In a televised speech from Sebha airport, Al-Mismari called on the residents of Derna to cooperate with the security services to eliminate sleeper cells.

A local source confirmed the arrest of Rashid Abdullah, the military official of the "Mujahideen Shura Council" militant group in the 'Old City' district of Derna.

The source told Alwasat on Tuesday that "Rashid Abdullah surrendered after being besieged by the 210 Brigade in a house located in the Old City district."

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