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    Syrian Army Kills Senior Jabhat Al-Nusra Commander in Hama

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    A senior Jabhat al-Nusra commander has been killed in the Syria's province of Hama, a source told Sputnik.

    Jabhat al-Nusra commander known as Muhajer was eliminated near Hama in the north-east of Syria.

    "Commander Ali al-Turki, known as Muhajer, was eliminated, he was a Turkish citizen," the source said.

    Jabhat al-Nusra or the Nusra Front is an al-Qaeda branch operating in Syria fighting against the Syrian government.

    On Saturday, a source confirmed to Sputnik that the leader of Jabhat al-Nusra, Egypt-born Abu Suleiman al-Masri, had been killed in Aleppo. The terrorist was killed during a fight with the Syrian army near the Tal-al-Karsani village outside Aleppo.

    The Syrian army's first major October offensive began in Hama, where the army liberated at least 10 villages from terrorists and moved north toward the Idlib province.

    In October, the Syrian army, with Russian air support, started to advance to the east and north, pushing the front line further away from Latakia and freeing more villages from jihadists.

    On September 30, Russia began to conduct pinpoint airstrikes at terrorist positions in Syria at President Bashar Assad's request.


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      good news. russian airstrikes have softened them up, now they have to come out of their bunkers and that's what happens to them... nowhere to go for those maniacs.
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      slimyfoxin reply tochrrev(Show commentHide comment)
      chrrev, Absolutely agree with you. These Islamic perverts deserve to be killed and thrown in pork fat drums and buried so that all Islamist terrorists know what is waiting them. Their belief is that if their body is contaminated with pork fat that they will be banned from heaven for eternity and that means no 72 virgins but just crusty hard and painful hand. As they are fanatics in their belief so we should serve them with their nightmarish fear. I heard that it would work with bodies killed few days earlier as well. It would be against Muslim religion, but other Muslims are saying that these perverts are not real Muslim so there should not be a problem with rewarding their bodies with a smear of good old pork fat.
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      in reply toslimyfox(Show commentHide comment)
      slimyfox, lard is good for health. Far better than oil. They may actually heal in there.
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