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Senior Syrian Army Officer Assassinated In Southern Deir Ezzor (Photos)

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On July 17, Lt. Col. Basil Hassan Mia, a senior security officer of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), was assassinated in southern Deir Ezzor by terrorists.

The officer’s pick-up truck was reportedly targeted with a rocket-propelled grenade as it was passing near the town of Mahkan in the outskirt of the city of al-Mayadeen. Lt. Col. Mia was killed. A number of his comrades were also killed or wounded in the attack.

Senior Syrian Army Officer Assassinated In Southern Deir Ezzor (Photos)

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According to Syrian sources, Lt. Col. Mia, from the area of Jableh in Lattakia, was a senior officer in the 4th Division’s Security Office. He was reportedly responsible for the al-Mayadin sector.

Senior Syrian Army Officer Assassinated In Southern Deir Ezzor (Photos)

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No group has claimed responsibility for the assassination, so far. However, several Syrian sources suggested that ISIS cells were behind the ambush. The terrorist group is known to be active in southern and western Deir Ezzor.

The SAA and its allies carry out operations against ISIS terrorists in southern and western Deir Ezzor on a regular basis. Yet, the terrorist group is still active in the region.

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7 comments

  1. JPS says:

    Somehow I get the impression that Trump is micromanaging these wars for Israel while the world burns. It wouldn’t surprise me if he orders ISIS hits.

    1. Albert Pike says:

      Possible – but the ‘Friends of Syria’ – that’s more then just Trump:

      Albania, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States – it’s all the Mason/Donmeh/Frankist/Zionist controlled bandit states, and don’t forget the main ISIS maker Israel…

    2. Justin says:

      lol

  2. Fog of War says:

    ISIS = Zio Special Forces.

  3. Lone Ranger says:

    RIP.

  4. Cromwell says:

    Its clear either these attacks are carried out by foreign special fores or the rats are getting real time intel from those forces,either wway the Syrians and Russians need to get a grip on the situation.

  5. Assad must stay says:

    RIP please kill his killers

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