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JULY 2020

Libyan Army Destroys Turkish Weapon Shipment To GNA Forces


The Libyan National Army (LNA) announced on December 13 that it had destroyed a large shipment of weapons, that was recently supplied by Turkey to forces loyal to the Government of National Accord (GNA) in the Libyan coastal city of Misrata.

In an official statement, the army revealed that it received credible information saying that large quantities of weapons, ammunitions, armored vehicles and other military equipment were shipped to Misrata’s naval and aerial ports.

Turkey supplied these weapons and equipment to Misrata’s forces as a part of its recent maritime agreement with the GNA, according to the LNA.

Libyan Army Destroys Turkish Weapon Shipment To GNA Forces

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The weapons shipments as well as Turkish-made drones, which were stored in Misrata’s Air Academy and other parts of the city, were targeted by the Libyan Air Force (LAF).

“The shipments’ storage areas were targeted and destroyed with high accuracy and success, as a result of the strikes, successive explosions occurred and a fire erupted in the Turkish drones’ hangar… Our warplanes safely returned to their bases,” the LNA’s statement reads.

Misrata’s forces, which are among the largest, most capable forces supporting the GNA, have not commented on the LNA’s claims, so far.

The LNA’s Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar announced a day ago the launch of a “decisive battle” to capture the capital, Tripoli. A step that was apparently motivated by the GNA’s maritime agreement with Turkey.

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  • xTheWarrior22

    Erdogan must be crying right now…

  • Mehmet Aslanak

    Crying about fake news, yep.
    Fun fact: Mistrata is the highest percentage of Turks living in Libya, since the Ottoman times.

    • Saddam Hussein

      Fun fact : Arabs dont want Ottoman rule again. Go back to supporting your jewish masters.

      • Shibumi

        jews don’t like turks either !

        • Saddam Hussein

          Implying jews like any goyim.

  • Saddam Hussein

    Absolutely based. This is a lesson to turks : Leave Arab land and forget forming a new ottoman empire.

    • Mustafa Mehmet

      Propaganda nothing else

  • Mehmet Aslanak

    King of Jordan had confessed that the betrayal to Ottomans is the reason arabs are screwed by UK/US to this day.

  • Shibumi

    Excellent !!!!!

    • <>

      Shibumiiiii, hey bro!

  • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)

    nice job LNA, keep reminding erdocunt that he is not wanted in libya