The training Center of Al-Basra and the Center of the step of Imam Ali (peace be upon him), the two centers that were opened by the Combat Squad of Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) in Al-Basra, held the two military and physical training sessions of Imam Ali and Imam Al-Hassan (peace be upon both of them), which were concluded, as the trainees passed the tests successfully, after having completed their training program and attending to intensive lessons in the use of various light and medium weapons, as well as intellectual, cultural and tactical lessons.
The General-Secretary of the body of Qamar Bani Hashem, the body that is collaborating for holding these courses, Mr. Ayman Abd Al-Sada stated: "The Combat Squad of Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) launched since the first day of the last holy month of Ramadan, the first training session in the centers that were opened in the province of Basra, including the training Center of Al-Basra and the Center of the step of the Commander of the Faithful (peace be upon him), with 3426 trainees in these two sessions."
Adding: "The trainees underwent an integrated training program under the supervision of specialist trainers, who were able to convert the theory to the practice, which will contribute to the creation of fighters who are capable to take up arms to defend their land, honor and sanctities, and who will assist their brethren in the battlefields if needed."
The trainees' names were introduced in a special database that specifies the age of the trainee, his school level, his social status and other information. This training will continue through other training courses.
Mr. Abd Al-Sada explained: "The training program was prepared by the Combat Squad of Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) under the supervision of qualified instructors, and it included:
2- Weapons training.
3- Shot control.
4- Educational lectures.
5- Training on street war.
6- Training on the war in agricultural areas.
7- Tactical exercises."