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JULY 2020

Infamous TOW Operator Survives Assassination Attempt In Idlib City

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On March 18, an infamous tank hunter of Syrian opposition forces survived an assassination attempt in the so-called Greater Idlib region.

The militant, Suheil al-Hammoud, was reportedly returning from a protest in idlib city when he was shot multiple times by an unknown assailant. According to opposition sources, al-Hammoud sustained an injury in his left leg. However, he is now recovering.

Al-Hammoud, who is known by his nom de guerre “Abu Tow,” is a supposedly the “best” TOW anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) operator in Syria. He alleges to have more than 100 kills against Syrian government armors, vehicles and even warplanes.

Originally, Abu Tow was a senior commander in the so-called Hazzm Movement, a U.S.-backed group that was active in Idlib and Aleppo. The group was dissolved in 2015 after a confrontation with the al-Nusra Front, now branded as Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS).

In the last two years, al-Hammoud was arrested at least twice by HTS’ security forces. He later fled to Turkish-occupied areas in northern Aleppo, before returning a few months ago to fight against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the ranks of the Syrian National Army (SNA).

According to some activists, HTS was behind the attempt on al-Hammoud’s life. The assailant was allegedly Abu Omar Binnish, an operative of the terrorist group. This is yet to be confirmed, however.

Earlier today, a commander of the Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sham Movement known as Abu Ahmad was assassinated in northwest Greater Idlib. Some activists also hinted that HTS may have plotted the attack.

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  • JustPassingThrough

    use a shotgun the next time.

    • Redadmiral

      Maybe the Chukavin for a head shot might be a better option. Most field commanders tend to wear kevlar

    • Zionism = EVIL

      An axe to chop this ugly pigs head would have been more appropriate. Anyway, he is dead pig walking. An Iranian drone has his number.

  • Anoniem

    The Turks are cleaning up the headchoppers who endanger the agreement with Russians. As long as the agreement is alife they can keep their army in Idlib. Dead agreement means bye bye Idlib for the Turks.

    • Hasbara Hunter

      A Dutch National…them Filthy Treacherous Turds should Fuck off out of Idlibistan & the Rest of Syria..even the Kurds are none of their business anymore….

      Them Turds are cleaning up Headchoppers?!! BWAHAHAHAHA…YEAH BY SENDING THEM TO EUROPE!!!

      • Anoniem

        There is one thing for sure, he wants to stay in Idlib cos if he loose Idlib then he wil loose north syria. Sobhe has some options:
        1 he must extend his controle over them en pull them back from around M4
        2 he exterminates them
        3 he sneak them in to EU for his future pressure on EU
        3 he does nothing at all. This means SAA and allies wel clean Idlib and then Afrin en after that whole north Syria
        But for sure that nobody know what tomorrow will bring

    • AM Hants

      Plus, cleaning up those they have no desire to house in Turkey.

      • Anoniem

        Erdogan has one foot in the USA and one foot in Russia, he does not know which foot to move to the other side! So he is in trouble..

        • AM Hants

          Pictures of him doing the splits, despite body being unable to keep him safe.

          • Anoniem

            Thats what mean

  • Icarus Tanović

    Even aircrafts? Absolutely…

  • Jens Holm

    No wonder not all like him

  • AM Hants

    Love it when they fight between themselves.

  • The Man

    Who needs radar when you have f’ing ears like this dirty rat!