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.



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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