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Prominent Commander Of National Front for Liberation Assassinated In Afrin


Prominent Commander Of National Front for Liberation Assassinated In Afrin

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A prominent commander of the Turkish-backed National Front for Liberation (NFL) was assassinated in the occupied area of Afrin in northern Aleppo on June 2.

The pro-opposition Enab Baladi news outlet said that Fawaz Yusuf al-Sheikh was killed with an improvised-explosive device (IED) that had been planted under his car. The incident took place in the district of Jindires.

Prominent Commander Of National Front for Liberation Assassinated In Afrin

Fawaz Yusuf al-Sheikh

Al-Sheikh was reportedly the commander of Jaysh al-Nasir anti-aircraft battalion. The group is one of the key members of the NFL coalition, which was formed last year.

Pro-opposition sources said that the assassination was likely carried out by ISIS cells, Kurdish forces or even the Syrian intelligence.

The NFL, including Jaysh al-Nasir, supported the recent attacks on the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in northern Hama. The coalition’s anti-aircraft and anti-tank battalions provided fire support for Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and several al-Qaeda-affiliated groups.

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  • dutchnational

    The way all occupiers should go.

    • Toronto Tonto

      Russians included .

      • R3mba

        dumb inbreed fuck

        • dutchnational

          There is an internal consistency in your comment. Might it be a foul mouth? I am open to other suggestions.

      • Bob

        Russia has a longstanding relationship with Syria – and has long leased a naval facility on Syria’s Mediterranean coast – Russia was formally invited by the Syrian government – who maintain their seat at UN – to assist fighting a NATO and Gulf State sponsored terrorist insurgency ravaging the country. Meanwhile, rather logically, the US and its NATO playthings were not invited to assist, given they sponsor the actual terrorist insurgency, and entered Syria illegally as aggressive occupiers. It’s all really that simple.

  • You can call me Al

    15,999 to go (assuming no Turkish or Yanker reinforcements).

  • Lupus

    Haha this must have ripped his balls off

    • frankly

      Yeah, ouch I’m dead! Grew up near bomb city USA. Now the mob has gotten all civilised what with Duct taping people to death, back then it was car bombs.

  • Rob

    Pompeo says US ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’.

    The America and Israel game over.

    • Toronto Tonto

      Robby game over .

    • dutchnational

      Not talking has never been a sign of intelligence. Unless it is not back talking to an angry female.

      • Rob

        Its better for Iran to keep themselves away from mad dogs.

  • dutchnational

    Heard about the attack on Azaz. More than a dozen civilians killed. Hope it wasn ‘t SDF. Between mercenaries? IS? Or Turkey?

  • Assad must stay (gr8rambino)


  • gustavo

    This terrorists was eliminated but not assassinated. Good, I hope terrorists continue dying.