The Address | Benghazi – Libya
AFRIN, Syria – Press sources revealed that the Syrian mercenary, Omar al-Hamwi, known as Abu Mahmoud, was killed during confrontations against the Libyan National Army (LNA) forces in Mashrou axis in Tripoli during April 2020.
The sources pointed out that the Syrian mercenary was born on January 1, 1995, a resident of the city of Afrin in Aleppo Governorate, Syria, belonging to the militia of “Muhammad al-Fateh Brigade” under the command of the pro-Turkish leader, al-Turkmani.
Al-Hamwi came to Libya in December 2019 to fight against LNA for a monthly salary of $2000, paid by the Tripoli-based Government of Fayez al-Sarraj (GNA), from the Libyan state treasury.
The sources pointed out that 17 bodies belonging to the Syrian mercenaries arrived in the city of Afrin in Syria, coming from Libya via Turkey, after the mercenaries had been killed during confrontations against LNA forces.
The same sources pointed out that the bodies of the Syrian mercenaries were transported through Misurata Airport on Tuesday morning, where a large number of the mercenaries were killed during the past two days, in addition to the capture of a number of others by LNA forces.