Libyan National Army Confronts GNA Militias on Airport Road, in Triploli

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – Military sources and eyewitnesses said the front lines of Tripoli Airport Road witnessed violent clashes between the Libyan National Army (LNA) forces and the militias allied with the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA).

Witnesses said that strong sounds heard at the front line of the airport road south of the capital Tripoli, coincided with the flight of warplanes.

Witnesses said they heard artillery fire behind the Oil Tanks and near the Yarmouk military camp.

Military sources said LNA forces destroyed vehicles and enriched three others, confirming the killing of Anas al-Qamoudi, assisstant to the terrorist Abu Ubeida al-Zawi, in addition to killing and wounding others.

While media outlets of GNA militias reported their success in repelling LNA forces, military sources confirmed that LNA forces were making steady advances and controlling new positions.

The Information Center of the 73rd Infantry Brigade of LNA, said that its units and the 127th Infantry Battalion had tightened their grip on the militia positions behind al-Naqlia and in the Caserma front line.

Turkish drones launched several strikes in an attempt to stop the advance of LNA forces but failed, according to the same sources.

The military sources said: “The Turkish drones did not prevent the progress of LNA forces, and GNA militias cannot resist without the Turkish drones.

The same sources confirmed, “The morale is high and progress continues and will not stop until the liberation of the capital Tripoli.”

Since April 4, LNA forces have launched Operation Tawafan al-Karama to liberate Tripoli from militia control.

In a post on Facebook, said LNA Division of Military Information: “The military units are advancing at a steady pace in all front lines of the capital, controlling new positions and concentrations and inflicting heavy losses on the enemy.”

Clashes at the Airport Road and news reports of killing Anas al-Qamoudi, assisstant to the terrorist Abu Obeida al-Zawi, whose militia is allied with the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord ( GNA)

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – Clashes at the Airport Road and news reports of killing Anas al-Qamoudi, assisstant to the terrorist Abu Obeida al-Zawi, whose militia is allied with the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord ( GNA).

“Hour of victory is near”: LNA says its forces are steadily advancing in Tripoli

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – The Military Information Division of the Libyan National Army (LNA) said on Monday that the army’s forces are progressing steadily in all areas of the capital.

LNA also said its forces are controlling new positions and forcing the enemy to endure heavy losses.

“[Our] morale and spirits are high. The hour of victory is near, God willing,” reads a brief statement of LNA’s Military Information Division.

In April 4, LNA launched a military operation to rid Tripoli of militias and terrorist groups which dominated the capital since 2011.

Turkish drones will not stop our progress to liberate Tripoli

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TRIPOLI – The Libyan National Army (LNA) confirmed that Turkish air strikes on their positions would not prevent their military units from continuing their march towards the capital Tripoli for liberating it from armed militias.

In a post on Facebook, the Media Center of the 73rd Infantry Brigade of LNA said that the Turkish drones would not prevent the advance of the LNA forces, pointing out that the militias are not able to resist without the Turkish drones.

“The morale is high and progress continues and will not stop until the liberation of the capital Tripoli,” it added.

LNA launched a massive offensive on Monday and Tuesday in several areas under the control of the armed militias.

During the violent confrontations, units of the LNA forces succeeded in advancing to new points according to the tasks assigned to them.

LNA launched a military operation on 4 April to liberate Tripoli from militia control.

LNA forces announced on Sunday shooting down a Turkish drone in Ain Zara area south of Tripoli, and that was not the first drone dropped by the ground defenses of LNA forces.