BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:40 A.M.) – A leading commander in the Syrian Arab Army who was responsible for military intelligence in the Deir Ezzor region has been killed in an ambush carried out by Islamic State forces.

On Saturday (likely in the afternoon), Syrian Army Brigadier General Jamal Razuk was killed in east Syria by Islamic State militants who ambushed (so reports say) his vehicle somewhere along the highway running from Deir Ezzor city to Palmyra.

Initial reports stated that the Syrian Amy general was killed in a traffic accident; however, not long after these reports, ISIS took credit for his death via the pro-Islamic State media outlet Amaq.

Brigadier General Razuk was the chief of military intelligence for the Syrian Army in the Deir Ezzor region.

The ambush that killed him likely originated from a vast section of ISIS-held desert countryside (several thousand square kilometers in size) just south of the highway running from Palmyra to Deir Ezzor.

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All “appropriate” intel collected by the Yanks is passed on to the DeZMC = DaeshMC.

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It definitely sounds that way. I think it is now time for the SAA to step up a gear and eliminate all vermin who invaded the Country…… giving Turkey a couple of months to push the SDF back into their autonomous regions.

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Until when will the Syrian army learn to protect its most valuable assets from enemy intelligence wherever it comes from?
And if for some reason they have to move where is their respective guard of protection?
This terrible equation of ISIS will have to be solved once and for all even if Rusia have to use some mini version of some nuclear bomb for that purpose and soon please.

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I would think that the US Military is now inserting its ISIS gangs from Al Tanf into the desert pocket now.

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Al-Tanf and al-Zuqf should be taken out with swift, surgical strikes.

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I am sure it will be after more pressing pockets are cleared. This would allow a more focused political and military campaign to cause the US to leave Syria.

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Did you really say “is now inserting its ISIS gangs”…. ?, so wrong in so many ways.

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The US/UK.Norwegian trained terrorists in Al Tanf that were ‘stiffened’ by ISIS that ‘found their way’ to Al Tanf and were used in a raid that was able to control a Syrian town for a few weeks in the countryside West of Palmyra at the end of last year. Without the collusion of the US , ISIS would have never gained the power that it did. Just as banks have been known to fund both sides of a war, so the US does as well. Often via the CIA. The US made her fortune in WWI and WW2 .