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    New Thermobaric Weapon Reportedly Joins Syrian Army (VIDEO)

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    Despite Daesh being defeated by the joint efforts of the Russian forces and the Syrian Army, peace has yet to arrive in Syria; the Arab country is still struggling with other terrorist and militant groups.

    A video showing the arrival of what looks like a Russian TOS-1A Solntsepyok (Scorching Sun) flame-throwing system in Syria's Idlib province has been published by the Telegram channel 338 which deals with military-related issues.

    "It will be very hot in Idlib soon) New Year's magic) Things are coming to another entrapment," the caption under the video reads.

    The TOS-1A is expected to support the Syrian Army's offensive against terrorists in Idlib's southern areas.

    Earlier, a number of media outlets reported about an unknown number of the Solntsepyok systems being used in Syria.

    The TOS-1A is an upgraded version of the TOS-1 Buratino heavy flamethrower, a 220-mm 30-barrel or a 24-barrel multiple rocket launcher, mounted on a T-72 tank chassis.

    READ MORE: With Daesh Defeated, Syrian Army Likely to Liberate Idlib and Damascus

    The range of the Solntsepyok system's unguided incendiary or thermobaric missiles is about six kilometers, while a zone of continuous destruction stands at almost one square kilometer.

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