According to the LNA
media office, Haftar supervised the army's operations that targeted a Turkish operations room in the Libyan city of Misrata, asserting that LNA
will not tolerate any violation to the country's sovereignty.
Toutefois, des parents et des residents de Benghazi ayant connaissance de l'incident ont declare qu'ils pensaient que des groupes affilies a la LNA
etaient responsables de l'enlevement et que certaines voitures utilisees lors de l'enlevement avaient identifie les groupes.
An offensive by the LNA
on the southern outskirts of Tripoli which began in April, has killed hundreds of fighters and civilians, and more than 100,000 have been forced to flee their homes, with the rebel fighters unable to progress beyond the suburbs due to Government resistance.
The conflict between Libya's western-based UN-backed government and the eastern-based parliament, supported by the LNA
, has been underway since the country's long-time leader, Muammar Gaddafi, was overthrown back in 2011.
had downed a drone on Sunday in Tripoli's southern suburb of Ain Zara, it said without elaborating.
The Turkish foreign ministry said in a statement earlier that the LNA
arrested six of the country's nationals and warned that Haftar's forces would become "legitimate targets" if Turkish citizens were not immediately released.
Khalifa Haftar, head of the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army (LNA
), now holds the key to the country's future.
Local media reported the LNA
had launched air strikes against a militia camp near the detention centre.
official denied his force had hit the detention centre, saying militias allied to Tripoli had shelled it after a precision air strike by the LNA
on a camp.
The media arm of Haftar's LNA
said in a statement a "terrorist attack" had been repelled but did not give any details.
BENGHAZI: Forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar shot down a Tripoli government warplane south of the Libyan capital on Tuesday, witnesses and the Libyan National Army (LNA