Defend Benghazi Brigades advance toward Benghazi, Haftar’s militias retreat

Defend Benghazi Brigades advance toward Benghazi, Haftar’s militias retreat

July 16, 2016 - 18:29
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Sources close to the Defend Benghazi Brigades (DBB) said their forces claimed control of Karkoura District on Saturday, which is situated about 60 km western Benghazi after they took hold of Al-Magroun district, 70 km western Benghazi, on Friday.

The sources added, according to Bushra Agency (The media arm of the DBB), that heavy clashes broke out Saturday between the DBB forces and Haftar’s militias, which forced the latter to pull out toward Gaminis town after some of their vehicles got destroyed and five of their fighters got killed.

In the meantime, Defend Benghazi Brigades’ forces are pursuing their progress and successful advances as they are heading now in the direction of Sloog and Gaminis, which are located at some 50 – 40 kilometers successively.

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