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Greater Idlib Escalation: Turkistan Terrorists Killed Five Syrian Officers In Suicidal Raid

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Greater Idlib Escalation: Turkistan Terrorists Killed Five Syrian Officers In Suicidal Raid

TIP terrorists in Greater Idlib. Illustrative image.

On July 20 morning, four terrorists of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) carried out an “Inghimasi attack” [suicidal raid] on a post of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the town of Mizanaz in the western countryside of Aleppo.

The terrorists infiltrate SAA defenses on Mizanaz front then stormed the post, where they killed five officers. All four terrorists were tracked and killed by the army before they could withdraw.

Greater Idlib Escalation: Turkistan Terrorists Killed Five Syrian Officers In Suicidal Raid

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The five casualties were identified as Cpt. Majid Hassoun, Cpt. Ayham Al-Hussein, Lt. Masoum Al-Ahmad Allah, Lt. Mahmoud Anas Damer and Lt. Abdul Rahman Anas Dam. All of them were serving in the ranks of the Republican Guards’ 125th Battalion.

The attack took place as Russian warplanes were pounding militants’ positions in the outskirts of the town of Kabani in the northern Lattakia countryside.

Recently, militants in Greater Idlib escalated their attacks on the SAA and shelled a number of government-held towns and villages around the region. The ceasefire, which was brokered on March 5 of last year by Russia and Turkey, is barely holding on.

The TIP has been fighting on several frontlines in Greater Idlib alongside the de-facto ruler of the region, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham.

According to recent reports, China has been providing the SAA with military support to combat the TIP. During his last visit to Damascus, Beijing’s Foreign Minister discussed joint work against terrorist groups.

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Islam fini

Shia vs Sunni?Dead Muslims?

concrete mike

Retourne dans ton trou, il a assez de crasse raciste ici deja!

Icarus Tanović

In some languages his name that supposed to be derogatory to Muslims, actually means ‘Islam is nice’.

Peter Wallace

How come you are not dead yet. We wait in joyous anticipation

Ullrich

So sad.

Cromwell

Five more dead Syrian soldiers because of the stupid ceasefire that the terrorists ignore anyway.

southfront fan

Damascus, Beijing’s Foreign Minister discussed joint work against terrorist groups

I hope they are talking about 50 thousand Chinese troops moving into Syria to help.

Fog of War

So this base only had officers stationed there ? This attack seems suspiciously fortunate.

Dave

Indeed. In Syria, you never know, maybe the TIPs where even left in because Al-Asad wanted to get rid of some irksome generals. After they accomplished their mission, they were conveniently killed, and no questions asked. Wouldn’t surprise me in the least.
(But yeah, SF, tell us about terrorists here, terrorists there, suicide here, suicide there, nice smoke screen)

Dave

“Inghimâsî” means ‘of immersion’, not ‘suicidal’. This was a military mission, nothing to do with terrorism nor suicide. Of course, it’s highly risky, but it’s not planned as a suicide mission but a commando operation. Again, you should use correct language, otherwise this is no reporting but propaganda.

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