Syrian Observatory: Death Toll of Pro-Turkey Syrian Mercenaries in Libya Risen to 129 – Al Marsad

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) documented more deaths among pro-Turkey Syrian mercenaries in battles of Libya. SOHR stated that the number of Syrian militants killed as a result of military operations in Libya rose to 129, from the factions of “Al-Mutasim Brigade, Sultan Murad Brigade, Northern Falcons Brigade, Al-Hamzat and Suleiman Shah.”

[Libya, 19 March 2020] – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) indicated that these militants were killed during the clashes on the axes of Salah El-Din neighborhood, south of Tripoli, the axis of Ramle, near Tripoli airport, the axis of the Hadaba project, in addition to the battles in Misrata and other areas in Libya.

The SOHR has also learned that Turkey had deliberately reduced the salaries of the Syrian fighters who were recruited and sent to fight in Libya, after the number of recruits exceeded the limit set by Turkey, which was 6000 fighters.

Moreover, according to SOHR monitors the number of fighters who had arrived in Tripoli, until now, was approximately 4,750 mercenaries, in addition to 1,900 fighters who arrived in the Turkish camps to receive training before heading to Libya.

© Al Marsad English (2020)