Members of the so-called Free Syrian Army near the town of Bizaah, northeast of the city of al-Bab, some 30 kilometres from the Syrian city of Aleppo, on February 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:20 A.M.) – The Turkish-backed militants suffered a devastating defeat on Thursday when their forces attempted to retake the key town of Nayrab in eastern Idlib.

READ ALSO: Turkish Forces Filmed Attacking Syrian Army During Militant Offensive in East Idlib – Video

Backed by the Turkish military, the National Liberation Front (NLF) and Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) attempted to capture Nayrab in order to make their way towards the strategic city of Saraqib, which is located along the Aleppo-Damascus Highway (M-5).

However, this offensive would turn disastrous for the Turkish-backed militants, as the Syrian Arab Armhy (SAA), backed by the Russian Air Force, was able to wipe out most of the enemy combatants during the battle.

Based on photos released this week, it appears that over 100 jihadists and Turkish-backed militants were killed during this battle on Thursday, including two soldiers from the Turkish Armed Forces.

The photos, which have been shared on Twitter, show many of the dead jihadists and Turkish-backed militants that attempted to capture Nayrab from the Syrian Arab Army.

The Syrian Arab News Agency released a video last night that showed the Russian Air Force’s devastating attack that stifled the militant advance.

With such great losses in their ranks, the jihadist rebels and Turkish-backed militants were forced to abandon their offensive and withdraw west of Nayrab.

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Stern Daler
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Stern Daler
2020-02-22 12:41

At least one battle with more Jiahdi dead than newly born to their families.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-02-22 15:44
Reply to  Stern Daler

That’s what jihadis should receive everyday. They say they love death more than we love life… No problem for me to make everybody happy : let’s make ’em all dead and let’s enjoy life without them 🙂

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-02-22 10:14

Don’t watch the Twitter pictures if you can’t stand gore movies, it’s really really really gore.
The more pitiful being getting killed for the cause of a “god” that doesn’t even exists and well, if this god was existing, how funny it doesn’t even move the little finger for its fighters…
What a bunch of morons!
Lots of them should receive a Darwin Award.
Look at this subhuman trash : the remains don’t look like the White-Helmets staged crapaganda!
These ones won’t do a Bataclan v2.0, it’s obvious!
The world can do without ’em, good riddance!

FairsFair
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FairsFair
2020-02-22 11:46
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

You must be a riot at parties.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-02-22 15:35
Reply to  FairsFair

I was hard partying for very long but I’m getting a bit old for this, you know.

Mike
Mike
2020-02-22 19:13
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Then get out here and get real job you lazy Israeli leech.

Glomore
Glomore
2020-02-22 15:57
Reply to  FairsFair

^^ How is such a comment useful?

Mike
Mike
2020-02-22 19:12
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Your a phony Israeli troll, get lost.

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2020-02-22 19:50
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Seriously, you have the gall to tell people not to look at twitter,when you posted a deceased Souilmani pic under my comment, Jan 2020. You were reported BTW.

FairsFair
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FairsFair
2020-02-22 10:55

Jesus Christ: “Live by the sword, die by the sword.”

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-02-22 15:40
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The ONLY non-Bible historical trace is that he was executed for sedition. Everything else comes from his group of zealots and nobody can trust religious fanatics.

Mike
Mike
2020-02-22 19:14
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Rich coming from Zionist scumbag such as yourself.

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2020-02-22 19:28

They have been denied air cover. Make no mistake, they will not be traveling back to Russia. Their days of raping, looting, and killing Syrians is coming to an end. May they burn in h**l and ditto for those who plotted this carnage.

Nestor Arapa
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Nestor Arapa
2020-02-22 20:46

Algunos parecen ser extranjeros, pero la satisfacción está en haber eliminado a varios terroristas, esta es la estrategia que debe aplicar Rusia, siempre en las contraofensivas los terroristas vienen en manadas y fácil un bombazo desde el aire.
Erdogan debe estar llorando.

Sajid
Sajid
2020-02-22 16:53

Idlib offensive:This is what will happen
https://youtu.be/bRpX6b-72ns