Libya: 28 Syrian mercenaries were killed in the battles of Tripoli


Source: Arabic.Net – Monia Ghanmi

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed today, Tuesday, the killing of 28 Syrian fighters during clashes in a number of axes of the capital, Tripoli, coinciding with Turkey’s continued recruitment and transfer of Syrian mercenaries to Libya despite all international warnings and calls to stop Transferring foreign fighters to Libyan territory.

The Observatory noted, in a statement issued today, Tuesday, that new batches of “mercenaries” arrived in Libya, and that the number of conscripts who had arrived to the capital, Tripoli, to date, reached about 2,600 mercenaries, while the number of conscripts who had arrived in the Turkish camps to receive training amounted to about 1790 In the midst of enlistment, the recruitment process continues to increase dramatically, whether in Afrin or the “Euphrates Shield” areas and the Northeast Syria region.

The observatory confirmed that The recruits are from the “Al-Mu’tasim Brigade” factions. And “Sultan Murad Brigade”, “Northern Falcons Brigade”, “Al-Hamzat”, “Legion of the Levant”, “Suleiman Shah” and “The Samarkand Brigade”.

The observatory also confirmed the killing of 28 Syrian mercenary gunmen during the clashes on the axes of the Salah al-Din Ramla neighborhood on the outskirts of the capital, Tripoli, in addition to the axis of the Plateau Project, while others were wounded and were treated in the sanatoriums of “Mashtal”, “Qaddour” and “Ghout al-Shaal”.

And yesterday, Monday, the observatory confirmed that Turkey is mobilizing Syrian fighters to send them to Libya, where it aims to recruit about 6000 Syrian volunteers to fight in Libya.

According to the observatory, Turkey will adjust the temptations it offers to mercenaries when the number of volunteers reaches this target, as it will reduce the financial allocations and set specific conditions for the volunteer volunteering process, according to the observatory.

It is reported that the head of the reconciliation government, Fayez Al-Sarraj “Implicitly” admitted that his government had recruited Syrian fighters To fight alongside al-Wefaq forces, saying in an interview with the BBC, on Monday: “We do not hesitate to cooperate with any party” to repel what he described as “aggression.” Al-Sarraj’s statements came after video clips circulated showing the transport of hundreds of pro-Turkish mercenaries from Syria to Libya on a civilian plane.


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