المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

More than 400 dead from the Turkish mercenaries in Libya

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced, on Saturday, the increase in the number of mercenary fighters in Libya, as well as the high death toll among them.

The observatory said that 417 mercenaries transported by Turkey to Libya were killed during the fighting.

Among the dead were about 30 children among the forces loyal to the reconciliation government.

The observatory also announced the transfer of new groups of mercenaries to Libya during the past days, and the return of about 2,600 mercenaries to Syria recently.

According to the observatory, the number of mercenary fighters in Libya has reached about 15,000, including about 300 children between the ages of fourteen and eighteen years, the majority of whom are from the Sultan Murad Brigade.

Meanwhile, some 1,800 mercenaries arrived at the Turkish training camps, in preparation for their transfer to Libya.

It is reported that Recruitment of children to fight in Libya is a phenomenon that is still ongoing, according to the Libyan Center for Human Rights And who accuses the government of reconciliation and the militias that it is fighting with, in addition to the Turkish forces, of targeting teenagers and minors in orphanages and deceiving them in exchange for money.

The Libyan Center for Human Rights had said that the recruitment of children by the Wefaq factions and Turkey in Libya is very widespread, especially in Misrata where minors are lured and lured to fight for weekly salaries of up to 1,000 Libyan dinars ($ 200).

Children are drawn on the fronts without any training.

 

Source: More than 400 dead from the Turkish mercenaries in Libya | Eg24 News

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