Military forces under the command of General Khalifa Haftar renewed its attacks against Turkish military targets in the capital Tripoli, reporting dozens of Syrian mercenaries, who are linked with Ankara, have been killed.
The Libyan National Army (LNA) has also shot down a Turkish drone in the al-Khila region and destroyed Turkish air defenses at the Mitiga airbase.
LNA said the drone had tried to attack military positions and units.
Moreover, LNA spokesman Ahmed al-Mismari disclosed the details of a telephone call intercepted by his forces and that exposed “terrorist Syrian gangs that were recruited by the terrorist (Turkish President Recep Tayyip) Erdogan.”
“The telephone conversation revealed plans to combat the LNA,” he added.
Mismari said that 35 “Syrian terrorists” from the Sultan Murad brigade were killed in the Salaheddine area in Tripoli.