BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – A high ranking jihadist commander was killed in northwestern Syria on Monday, rebel activists reported from the Idlib Governorate.

According to the opposition activists, a group of unknown assailants killed a high ranking commander of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham in the western countryside of the Idlib Governorate on Monday.

The Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham commander was identified as Abu Hussein Khattab; he was killed alongside his bodyguard in the town of Ableen, which is located inside the Jabal Al-Zawiyah region of Idlib.

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Opposition activists released a photo of Abu Hussein Khattab after he was assassinated by unknown assailants in the Idlib Governorate town of Ableen on Monday.

This latest assassination comes just a day after an Islamic State (ISIS) sleeper cell killed ten elite fighters from Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham in northern Syria.

No group has yet to claim responsibility for this latest assassination; however, opposition activists have accused the Islamic State of carrying out this deadly attack.

The Islamic State sleeper cells have been highly active in the Idlib Governorate as of late, prompting Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham and their allies from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) to crackdown on these enemy combatants around the province.

While ISIS does not have any territorial presence in northwest Syria, they do have several sleeper cells that are used to wreck havoc on the jihadist rebels and their allies.

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hts/isis are all the same – fake deaths/elimination of betrayors more likely – total losers as they get burn by the fire they started

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The Jihad eats his children.

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It has always done as soon as it can’t conquer land.
Thus I highly doubt these action being from ISIS :
1.) They couldn’t help bragging about it.
2.) Too many attacks and professional job : zero witnesses, excellent intelligence, probably through ELINT/SIGINT/COMINT.
=> These are special forces, probably Russian ones…
In your advice, what is the purpose of the two Il-22 Coot-B spyplanes in Hmeimim? 😉 And I bet the Beriev A-50 Mainstray is used for vehicles monitoring : Russians don’t need it to monitor potential aerial threats 😉
My 2 cents it’s Spetsnaz job 🙂

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Thank you
Disrupt enemy with disinformation

Let them HUNT n kill each other..intel/sigint
Why you put them all in one place with watch tower
Fuckers are prisoners
WITH turks help
These are not bright people

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Green bus
Proven to be successful
Infiltrate an sabotage
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