On 22 March, Libyan media outlets reported the Special Deterrence Force (Rada) had arrested a notable IS fighter from Sirte, Ahmed Masoud Ammari. Ammari is thought to have been arrested earlier in the week.
On 22 March, a former local security force member thought killed by IS was found dead near al-Bartamah.
On 21 March, the Sirte Protection Force (SPF) disposed of three unexploded ordinances suspected of being from when IS had control of the city. The UXO’s were discovered near the Red Crescent Society headquarters.
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