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Russian Airstrike Kills Senior Al-Qaeda Commander In Western Aleppo

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A senior military commander of al-Qaeda-affiliated Horas al-Din, one of the biggest terrorist groups in Greater Idlib, was killed in a Russian airstrike on February 12.

The airstrike reportedly targeted the commander known as Abu Yaqoub Kabul, while he was fighting the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in western Aleppo. The terrorist may have been taking part in a Turkish-led attack.

Abu Yaqoub was the commander of Horas al-Din’s al-Muahideen Army, a large unit of Jihadists that mainly operates in the northern governorate of Aleppo. The al-Muahideen Army is one of the biggest formations of the terrorist group.

The exact origin of Abu Yaqoub were not revealed. However, his pseudo surname, Kabul, hints that he may be from the Afghan capital, or an al-Qaeda veteran who fought there.

Russian Airstrike Kills Senior Al-Qaeda Commander In Western Aleppo

A poster mourning Abu Yaqoub Kabul

Horas al-Din is considered close to the biggest al-Qaeda-affiliated group in greater Idlib, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS). The terrorist group also maintains relations with Turkish-backed factions.

Hundreds of Jihadists from Horas al-Din and other terrorist groups were neutralized by the army during the last few months. The remaining terrorists are now desperately attempting to stop the army’s advance in Greater Idlib, taking advantage of the increasing Turkish military presence there.

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  • Damien C

    Always good to see DNA like this removed from the Gene-Pool

  • nick1111

    Time to drop some ammo on Erdogan head, CIA may help

  • jorge

    The takfiris are better infantry than the Turk soldiers, more motivated and better payed. On the other hand, all the rest of the arms of the Turquish military haven’t any chance, including the Navy. It’s all Enver Pashas waiting to drop dead.

    • Wolfgang Wolf

      they take other drugs. thats all.

  • jorge

    The advance of the day: https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-army-approaching-strategic-military-base-in-west-aleppo/

    And aren’t the Tigers, so, there’s more. You are fu*ked, zios.

  • Xoli Xoli

    Attack all Turkey bases in Idlib this will demoralize last remaining coronavirus rats.Then keep on arresting Turkey terrorists soldiers and drug them wear them Syrian soldiers uniform and drop them in Hasaka USA bases to attack.

  • Wolfgang Wolf

    kill them all, no matter where they are from. zero tolerance.

  • Vollkrassmann

    From whereever this a..hole has come from, from Kabul or another shthle – his remnants will be in some 6-ft-under-massgrave in the Syrian sand – in case there was something left after the Russian bomb hit him…

  • Black Waters

    No more tolerance for Orcs, it’s time for retribution. Send these creatures where they belong: to mordor.

  • Xoli Xoli

    Russia was supposed to killed senior terrorists leader Erdogan.

  • nyomarek

    ISIS commander Abu Yaqoub Kabul, burn in HELL you Satan Spawn!!!!!

  • Liberal guy

    It’s karma

  • Chen Chie Chua

    It’s going to be a day of mourning for Erdogan

  • antoun

    good news!!