Libya: Clashes between Zawia Martyrs Brigade and Shura Council militants in Benghazi as the Libyan army advances
Violent clashes broke out in the western area of Benghazi, beginning late last night and continuing into the morning. The military’s support units exchanged fire with Shura Council militants who were shelling from the area.
The commander of the Zawia Martyrs Brigade, Colonel Jamal Al-Zahawi, tells Alwasat the military made advances in near the sea and university without giving any further details.
Zahawi added that the battalion lost one of its soldiers during clashes near the sea and that military confrontations still ongoing at the moment.