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Syrian Army Captures Two Turkish-Backed Militants Who Lost Their Way In Northern Lattakia

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Syrian Army Captures Two Turkish-Backed Militants Who Lost Their Way In Northern Lattakia

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In a rare incident, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) captured two Turkish-backed militants in the northern countryside of Lattakia on March 19. 

Opposition sources said that the militants were heading to their post on one of the frontlines in northern Lattakia when they lost their way. The militants approached a post of the army, where they were quickly apprehended.

The captured militants were fighting in the ranks of the Sham Corps, one of the largest Turkish-backed factions in the northwestern region of Greater Idlib.

Turkish-backed militants operate in northern Lattakia side by side with several al-Qaeda-linked groups including Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the Turkistan Islamic Party and Ajnad al-Kavkaz.

During a series of battles with the SAA between 2019 and 2020, Turkish-backed groups provided al-Qaeda militants in Greater Idlib with fire support using anti-tank guided missiles, mortars and artillery rockets which were all supplied by Ankara.

Turkish-backed factions in Greater Idlib, which are unified in a coalition dubbed the National Front for Liberation (NFL), are a part of the HTS-led al-Fateh al-Mubeen Operations Room.

Recent reports revealed that HTS and the NFL are working to merge within a military council that would command and control all operations against the SAA and its allies in Greater Idlib.

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Bob

Some intelligence sources, direct from ranks of terror factions, gifted into hand of SAA.

johnny rotten

They are not useful as fertilizer either, with all the meth they consume, would poison the earth as well, fire is their only cure.

catalin zt

They where on the anglo-jewish drugs who poisoned their minds and hearts with traps and perversities ….

Fog of War

Or these were SAA informants who got extracted. Normally when militants approach an SAA outpost they get shot .

Cromwell

Possible,but if they are terrorists they need to be interrogated then taken out and shot.

FlorianGeyer

Thie what happens when the Apple Location App fails and when soldiers cannot read maps anymore :)

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