20 in critical condition as Somalian and Libyan military trainees brawl at Isparta military Turkish camp

20 in critical condition as Somalian and Libyan military trainees brawl at Isparta military Turkish camp

Somali and Libyan trainees clash in a military training academy.
Turkish local media reported today more than 20 critically injured soldiers had been taken to Isparta’s main hospital after a brawl between Somalian and Libyan soldiers at Isparta military training camp in Turkey.

Local media outlets have also reported that 300-400 soldiers got involved in the deadly skirmish as the two sides exchanged blows using metals, knives, and other types of weapons.

Reports at the base say a military commander tried to intervene to bring an end to the deadly blows exchanged by Somali and Libyan soldiers at the camp, media reports.

The media reported rising tensions between Somali and Libyan soldiers who have recently received commando training in Turkey and is the first deadly clash between the two sides since Turkey began offering military training to Libya and Somalia national armies.

The incident follows rising tensions between Somali and Libyan soldiers who have recently received commando training in Turkey.

It is the first deadly clash between the two sides since Turkey began military training to Libya and Somalia national armies.