By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 20 January 2014:
A Misratan battalion has joined Libyan Army forces heading to Sebha as part of government . . .[restrict]plans to restore order to the south of country.
Battalion 154 left Misrata this morning, according to Libyan news agency LANA. The battalion is headed for the Tamenhint Air Base 30 kilometres south of Sebha, which was yesterday returned to government control.
The spokesman for the Chief of Staff office, Ali Al-Shakhi, confirmed to the Libya Herald that some Libyan armed forces had already arrived in Sebha and others were on their way. He said he was unable to put an exact figure on the number of troops which had now been sent to the town. [/restrict]