Libya has expelled more than 900 soldiers from its fledgling army for having fought for now slain dictator Moamer Gadhafi during the 2011 uprising, a military spokesman said Thursday.

A total of 915 personnel of all ranks have been stripped of their uniform by the Commission for the Integrity and Reform of the Armed Forces, general staff spokesman Ali al-Sheikhi said.

He said all of those drummed out were veterans who had been wounded in action and whose injuries had been recognised by Gadhafi’s defense ministry. […]