BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 A.M.) – The Libyan National Army, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hafter, announce don Friday that it had repulsed an attack by “Syrian mercenaries” in the ‘Ain Zara area near the capital city of Tripoli.

A member of the information office, Aqeela Al-Saber, stated that the Libyan National Army’s “Ajdabiya Operations Force repulsed an attack by the Syrian mercenaries in Ain Zara.”

In his statement, Al-Saber said: “The militia supported by Turkey and the Syrian mercenaries tried this morning to attack our advanced positions in order to recover what was lost in the past two days.”

He stressed that “the attacking force today was entirely from the Syrians,” noting that the operation ended with their suffering “significant losses in their ranks and control of other new sites that were theirs.”

He added: “There is neither a martyr nor a prisoner in Safouna. There were only 3 wounded, and they are in very good condition. Now they are with their comrades inside the axis as well, and we have not lost a single inch.”

The Syrian mercenaries were first deployed to Libya in late December 2019; however, since their arrival, they have been unable to turn the tide of the war in favor of the Turkish-backed Government of National Accord (GNA).

Furthermore, there have been reports of discontent among the Syrian mercenaries, who have accused Turkey of not fulfilling their salary and cigarette promises.

Some reports have even indicated that dozens of Syrian mercenaries have abandoned Libya in favor of traveling to Italy for asylum.

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Soizic
2020-04-05 01:42

” Syrian led offensive” Pay attention to your titles!!!

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2020-04-05 12:44
Reply to  Soizic

NewsDesk guys got carried away while searching for a quick headline to put for their news 🙂 😉

OziGooner
OziGooner
2020-04-04 23:49

This is Erdogan’s dirty way of sending jihadi mercenaries into Europe via Libya….

Nestor Arapa
Nestor Arapa
2020-04-05 06:47

El titulo debe ser mercenarios o terroristas Sirios, poner sólo “Siria” se entiende como el gobierno Sirio y es falso, muchos no leen el artículo solo el título.
Por otra parte los terroristas quieren huir hacia Italia y allí les espera covid 19.

Dave
Dave
2020-04-05 13:50
Reply to  Nestor Arapa

El Covid 19 es mucho mejor, porque no mata excepto si uno está viejo y enfermo.