Early on Monday morning, a convoy of Al-Nusra Front (Jabhat Al-Nusra) fighters was traveling from the ‘Arsal District in Lebanon to the Syrian village of ‘Assal Al-Ward in the Qalamoun Mountains, attempting to resupply and reinforce their comrades combatting the National Defense Forces (NDF) and Hezbollah (Party of God) in this area.

NDF scouts identified a convoy of militants from the Al-Nusra Front making their way to ‘Assal Al-Ward during a reconnaissance mission near the Lebanese border. As a result, a joint force of Hezbollah and NDF fighters prepared an ambush on the road leading to ‘Assad Al-Ward around 7 A.M. on Monday; this surprise attack led to the death of over 30 militants from the Al-Nusra Front.

The Al-Nusra Front suffered significant casualties as a result of this attack in the Qalamoun Mountains, including a number of senior members that were traveling with this convoy. Among the dead senior members of the Al-Nusra Front killed in the ambush was the field command “Mohammad Khalouf” – he was identified as key figure of the Al-Nusra Front’s operations in the Qalamoun Mountains. Khalouf led the failed counter-attack on Hezbollah fighters at Faleeta and Rankous in early October 2014.

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Pamela Hills
Pamela Hills
2014-12-30 16:01

I have been so impressed by the courage and valor of Syrian army, for 3,5 years they have fought what all the world knows now is ISIL. They have recued and saved many people and villages. While west and coalition have sided with more terrorist than we can count with weapons, and training and then send them under lies and cover they are moderate . There are no moderates in terrorism only terrorist

Modern Vice
Modern Vice
2015-09-28 23:02

Great post.

Modern Vice
Modern Vice
2015-09-28 23:02

Good share.