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Former Islamic State operatives fight in Libya for GNA militias

Former Islamic State operatives fight in Libya for GNA militias

May 19, 2020 » Today News » /


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 Affected Countries: libya; syria;

The Head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), Rami Abdulrahman, said that many former ISIS operatives who had joined the ranks of the pro-Turkey “national army” have now arrived in Libya to support the Government of National Accord (GNA) militias.

The SOHR indicated, according to its media office, that they have lists of the names of these elements from Deir Al-Zour and Palmyra. “At least 19 ISIS operatives moved to the Turkish-occupied areas in northern Syria and then joined the ranks of the Pro-Turkey “national army” before moving to fight in Libya.

Abdulrahman pointed out that the Syrians that are still in Syria are divided into those loyal to Erdogan, believing he is the caliph of the Muslim Brotherhood, and others who refuse to go and fight in Libya.

He revealed that a Kurdish child from the Syrian city of Afrin was kidnapped by the Sultan Murad faction and he is now fighting in Libya.

Source: SOHR