The spokesperson for the Common Forces in Al-Fatayeh axis in Derna, Saad Habeel, said, on Sunday, that they successfully stormed the Islamic State (IS) positions and forced them to retreat to their previous positions.
Habeel said that some of the IS elements were killed, others were arrested, but the whole group retreated.
Habeel regarded the clashes “very successful. Our forces attacked the group at dawn, the group lost all their strategic positions”.
Some of the IS elements hunkered down inside one house, but they were bombed, using tanks.
The Islamic State (IS) in Derna is positioned in Al-Fatayeh, east of the city, 400 neighborhood on the eastern coast, and Haggag overlooking Bab Tobruk neighborhood.