Libyan army announces destroying of weapons, storage sites for Turkish drones

The Libyan army announced that its air force destroyed large quantities of Turkish weapons and ammunition and sites for storing drones and military equipment, during an air strike on the Air Force College in Misurata.

The Libyan army said in a statement, on Friday evening, that "after careful monitoring of frequent intelligence information about shipping large quantities of weapons, ammunition, armored vehicles and various military equipment from several Turkish sea and air outlets to the sea and air outlets controlled by al-Wefaq militia, this support was monitored." Turkish military to the ports of the city of Misurata sea and air, and it was tracked the transfer of these military shipments from these outlets to various storage locations, including the air college in the city of Misurata, for use against the Libyan army.

And dded that "following this information and monitoring, the Libyan Air Force has carefully planned to target the storage sites of the Turkish drones at the Military Air College in Misurata, and the appropriate capabilities were required to carry out this mission, then these shipments were targeted at storage and destruction sites successfully and with high accuracy, and this resulted from these the targets are consecutive explosions and the burning of Turkish aircraft hangers. "

The army also called on the residents of the city of Misurata to move away from these dangerous sites quickly to avoid their use by the militias as human shields to protect the military stockpile, and also called for not to put the city of Misurata, which is the economic capital of Libya, into the battlefield and use it in the military effort of the armed militias.

The Libyan National Army forces, led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar, became at the outskirt of the capital, Tripoli, as the battle for control over all its hubs intensified.

A Senior Official in the National Army said that the army units “have already started storming the capital, Tripoli, in accordance with the instructions of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the Commander in Chief,” while Faiz al-Sarraj, head of al-Wefaq government, which UN-backed, spoke about the resilience of his forces, which he denied retreating in fighting battles continuing for the ninth month consecutively.




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