Libyan Army boosted by 300 newly-trained personnel

By Libya Herald Staff.

Tripoli, 30 March 2014:

Nearly 300 army recruits will now be joining the Libyan Army after graduating in Turkey last week.

Almost one third of the 440 recruits selected for training dropped out of the training, Turkish Embassy official, Tufan Hobek, told the Libya Herald. "One of the reasons for this was that some recruits found the training too challenging," he said.

The carefully-selected recruits trained in a number of areas, including martial arts, and how to respond to different situations encountered during land and field fighting.

They also received instruction under a programme that . . .

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