LIBYAPROSPECT – Misrata
241 from Operation Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous forces, of the Government of National Accord (GNA), are killed, another 1400 injured during the last two months in fights against the Islamic State (IS), within operations to recapture the city of Sirte.
An official medical source from Misrata told Agency France Press, Tuesday, that “the total death toll after two months of fighting is 241 elements, with another 1400 injured receive treatment inside and outside Libya.”
The source, who asked to remain anonymous, added that “some injured are receiving treatment inside Libya, while others were transported to nearby countries like Tunisia, Italy, and Turkey.”
After fast advancement achieved by the Operation Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous at the beginning of the military operations, they slowed down due to resistance from the IS, who wage counter attacks using suicide bomb cars.
At the beginning of July, the Operation Al-Bunyan Al-Marsous recaptured the district “700 “, center of Sirte, moved toward Ouagadougou compound where the IS leadership is positioned.