Dignity Operation trades women and children for captives

Dignity Operation trades women and children for captives

April 20, 2017 - 22:23
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

For the second time this year, Khalifa Haftar and his Dignity Operation senior leaders have crafted a swap deal with the Benghazi Defense Brigades (BDB), the media arm of DBD, Bushra Agency revealed Thursday.

The deal saw 6 fighters from Haftar's forces traded for 11 persons - women and children.

The six fighters of Dignity Operation fell captives to BDB forces in the recent attack on the oil crescent region.

"We have received in this deal 6 women and 5 children, all of whom were in Ganfouda district in Benghazi." A senior leader at the BDB, Ahmed Al-Tajouri, said, adding that the swap was supervised by the elders of the area and the Libyan Red Crescent.

This March has also seen to exchange captives. Six women who were detained by Haftar's forces were released in exchange of three fighters from Dignity Operation.