Score one for the fascist Assad forces.
Of course, Assad has fascist Putin and the Islamonazis of Iran as team members, just to remind everyone who’s who at the totalitarian zoo.
Al-Qaeda leader in Syria is killed after being shot in the head during Aleppo gun battle with Assad forces in a ‘devastating blow’ to terror group
The al-Nusra Front, the Sunni Islamic jihadist militia fighting against Syrian Government forces in the civil war, confirmed Sheikh Abu Sulaiman Al Masri’s death this morning
- Senior commander of al-Nusra killed fighting south of the city of Aleppo
- Images of his lifeless body, containing a bloody head wound, shared online
- Death is considered a serious blow to organisation’s operations
- Abu Sulaiman al-Masri had previously fought in Gaza and had been sentenced to death in his native Egypt
- WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT
One of al Qaeda’s senior commanders in Syria has been killed in a gun battle with Syrian Arab Army forces in Aleppo.
The al-Nusra Front, the Sunni Islamic jihadist militia fighting against Syrian Government forces in the civil war, confirmed Sheikh Abu Sulaiman al-Masri’s death this morning.
Images of his body, containing a bloody head wound, have been shared online with early reports suggesting he died fighting Assad forces.
Senior commander al-Nusra commander Abu Sulaiman al-Misri had previously been sentenced to death in his native Egypt after he fought for Hamas in Gaza. He fled to Syria and joined the al-Qaeda affiliated group
al-Masri’s real name is believed to be Mahmud Maghwari, an Egyptian national, who had previously been sentenced to death in his homeland for fighting with Hamas in Gaza.
He was killed while commanding troops in Aleppo during a battle against Kurdish forces.
The experienced jihadi had previously had to have his thumb and several fingers amputated after they were badly damaged during in a battle.
More here. H/T: Buck