On 22 March, Libyan media outlets reported the Special Deterrence Force (Rada) had arrested a notable ISIS 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 ISIS was found dead near al-Bartamah.

On 21 March, the Sirte Protection Force (SPF) disposed of three unexploded ordinances suspected of being from when ISIS had control of the city till mid 2016. The UXO’s were discovered near the Red Crescent Society headquarters.