Arab and international Since 2017-05-29 at 09:05 (Baghdad time)
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The Egyptian aircraft "Rafal" launched night raids in coordination with the Libyan National Army led by Marshal Khalifa Hafter on targets in the area of Jafra in the middle of the Libyan desert.
Libyan air force supported the Egyptian airliner "Dok al-terrorism in the city of al-Jafra", and the air bombardment of "a number of installations and administrative headquarters by extremist terrorist groups based in the city as a room for their operations and a store for weapons Mechanisms ".
The Libyan army announced that the first combat company of the 21st Infantry Regiment arrived at the outskirts of the town of Al-Jafra and was waiting for instructions from the General Command of the Libyan army to storm the city.
The spokesman for the General Command of the Armed Forces Ahmed al-Mesmari said yesterday evening that "ground forces on the outskirts of the Jafra area will enter the battle directly, after the exhaustion of terrorist groups by air strikes, the militia of the third force of the Military Council in Misurata, and the defense of Benghazi, The terrorist and the Chadian opposition mercenaries ".
Al-Mismari described the Egyptian-Libyan air raids as joint operations between the Libyan and Egyptian military commands in the fight against terrorism and extremism.
Meanwhile, a military source said that the Libyan warplanes carried out on Sunday night - Monday, a new air raids targeting sites in the city of Derna and its environs in eastern Libya, for the second time in a row in two days.
The military source explained that three raids were described as minute targeted "concentrations of the Abu Salim Martyrs Brigade in the houses (in the area) Dhahr al-Hamr", "the concentration of terrorists ... the western entrance to the city of Derna" and "other concentrations near the infrastructure near the mountain" , Resulting in "a large number of dead and wounded".
The Egyptian air strikes on sites in Libya came after the killing of 28 Egyptians Copts and wounding 25 others in a bloody attack on a bus carrying them in Minya, southern Egypt. Finished 10