8 August – 14 August: LNA launch airstrikes on Benghazi Defence Brigade forces

Aug 14, 2018 | Other Jihadi Actors

On 11 August, the Libyan National Army conducted airstrikes from its al-Jufra airbase targeting Benghazi Defence Brigade (BDB) forces located near al-Saddadah. This follows reports of Ibrahim Jadhran linked militias, including BDB and Chadian elements, regrouping near al-Saddadah.

On 13 August, the Libyan National Army’s 101 Infantry Brigade clashed with Derna Protection Forces remnants near Gate 200 on the Tubruk-Ajdabiya highway. 15 DFP fighters were reported killed. The group were said to have been attempting to flee Derna. This follows reports of prominent DPF commander, Fathallah al-Hassi, being killed.