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PFG elements killed in clashes against IS

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Five of the Petroleum Facilities Guards (PFG) killed, 18 others injured in clashes with the Islamic State (IS) elements in Bin Jawad area, east of the city of Sirte.

The PFG spokesperson, Ali Al-Hassi, said that his forces controlled Bin Jawad after violent clashes, Monday morning.

He added that the PFG will continue moving towards Nufalya, 10 km east of Sirte, which is strategic stronghold of the IS to encircle the group inside Sirte.

Ajdabiya border area commander, Bashir Budhafera, said that his forces controlled Cambo Al-Nahr, public housing neighborhood and Kasrat area, 5 km from Bin Jawad.

From another side, the Operation “Al-Bonyan Al-Marsous” forces of the Presidential Council (PC) moved towards the south of Sirte to Wadi Jared, and from the west to the steam station.