The media bureau of the Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos (Solid Structure) operation said Saturday it had finished combing through Wadi Alloud complex and Abu Najaim town in southwestern Sirte, stating that the forces are advancing on all of the frontlines.
The media bureau added that the military engineering brigade had been combing through Abu Najaim town and defusing the land mines planted by IS militants before they fled the area.
Earlier, the media bureau confirmed that Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos forces gripped Friday Al-Khaleej steam power plant moving some kilometers ahead having advanced the checkpoint 30.
“Our forces burnt two vehicles filled with machine guns when they entered Al-Khaleej steam power plant, yet two IS militants’ vehicles managed to make an escape leaving behind almost 30 bodies.” The media bureau told the press.
It added that the operation’s forces took firm control of Al-Baghla crossroad and took it out of IS tactics after they had blocked the road that connects it to Sirte, emphasizing that the forces are positioned in appropriate locations and are ready to advance any time the battle necessitates and to foil any IS counter attacks.