Stock photo of U.S. avenger drone.

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:25 P.M.) – A jihadist dinner meeting abruptly ended on Thursday evening, when a suspected U.S.-led Coalition drone struck the host building in northwestern Syria.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), at least 22 people were killed by the drone strike, including five civilians and 17 jihadists.

The drone strike reportedly took place in the village of Jakarah, which is located near the city of Salqin in the northern countryside of the Idlib Governorate.

The monitor said that the meeting participants included Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham commanders who were defecting to the Al-Qaeda linked Hurras Al-Deen group.

“It is worth noting the jihadists who were killed in the attack, were commanders and fighters who had dissented from Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham and agreed with ‘Hurras Al-Din’ jihadi organization regarding the rejection the Russian-Turkish agreements of the ‘de-escalation zone’. Moreover, the fatalities included 11 ex-HTS commanders, five of whom are non-Syrians, as well as an ex-ISIS commander who later joined HTS,” the monitor reported.

It should be noted that this is not the first time that the U.S. has been accused of carrying out a drone strikes inside the Idlib Governorate. The U.S.-led Coalition has reportedly targeted the Hurras Al-Deen group on several occasions, including an attack earlier this year that killed two foreign commanders of the terrorist organization.

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Az Wol
Az Wol
2020-10-23 16:23

Does the writer understand a drone strike doesn’t mean the drone itself struck the building?

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2020-10-23 21:52

Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (DBUH), Hurras Al-Deen (DBUH)
DBUH : Drone may be upon him

jojo
jojo
2020-10-24 09:13

But is the “Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR)” which I see is based in the UK known for being truthful and accurate or does it push propaganda?
Is there any photos of this destruction and a list of the names of those they claim were killed?