LNA General Command: Attack by Turkey-Backed GNA Militia on Al-Watiyah Was Repelled – Al Marsad

The Media Office of the General Command of the Libyan Arab Armed Forces published today a military brief on the battle to defend Uqba Bin Nafeh Airbase (Al-Watiyah) today.

[Libya, 5 May 2020] – The Media Office indicated this morning of the 12th of Ramadan, under Turkish air cover, the militias of the Government of National Accord (GNA) loyal to the Turkish aggression failed miserably in their attempt to launch a vicious attack on Uqba Bin Nafeh Airbase (Al-Watiyah).

It said, “As usual, the military units of the armed forces were there on the lookout and repelled the enemy with 40 casualties and dozens of wounded. They also captured several of its militants.”

© Al Marsad English (2020)