Russia training Palestinian women to be paratroopers

In a statement, the PA security forces said that the women "flew in the sky like hawks to raise the name of our homeland high in the sky."

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September 16, 2013 19:30
Palestinian paratroopers

Palestinian paratroopers. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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The Palestinian Authority revealed on Monday that Russia has been training Palestinian women as paratroopers.

The PA security forces published a number of photos showing the women by trained by Russian experts.

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This is the first time that Palestinian women are trained as paratroopers.

The PA does not have any planes or helicopters.



In a statement, the PA security forces said that the women "flew in the sky like hawks to raise the name of our homeland high in the sky."

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