By Libya Herald reporter.
Tunis, 19 May 2017:
A total of 141 people died in the Brak Al-Shatti airbase massacre, the Libyan National Army’s spokesman, Colonel Ahmed Mismari, announced at a press conference this evening. Promising a harsh response, he also announced that air strikes had already begun on Jufra airbase and that they would continue. There would be no ceasefire, he said.
He claimed that the attack had been planned and led by Ahmed Abduljalil Al-Hasnawi, supported by the 13th Battalion and the Benghazi Defence Brigades.
Going into some detail, he said that the LNA’s 10th Battalion lost 17 men in the massacre, along with 11 missing and two injured.
The 12th Battalion lost 86 men and 40 wounded.
Additionally, seven civilian truck drivers were killed, he added. They had been delivering rations, he disclosed.