LIBYAPROSPECT – Misrata
The media bureau of the Operation “Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous” announced that the forces foiled a car bomb blast by the Islamic State group (IS) in Sirte against forces’ location.
It stated that the forces were able to detonate a car bomb driven by a suicide IS member in Al-Gharbiat axis, on Wednesday.
It added that the troops continued advances since Tuesday on all axes in Sirte, noting that the forces killed all IS militants in the axes after initiating the attacks by air strikes. The forces took control of electricity and broadcasting buildings and stormed the neighborhood of 700 where clashes were the fiercest.
It confirmed that forces didn’t give the IS a chance to blow their explosive belts. Nearly 100 bodies were counted in the fighting axes as the IS for the second time leaves its flag in the battlefield after fleeing.
LIBYAPROSPECT learned earlier that the spokesperson of the Operation “Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous,” General Mohamed Al-Ghasry, stated that the forces might regain all of the city of Sirte from the IS in few hours or less than one month if it is difficult.