BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:50 P.M.) – Confirmed reports have emerged stating that two rebel commanders belonging to Jaysh al-Islam have been killed in Damascus’ eastern district city of Douma.

The slain rebel leaders have been identified as Jaysh al-Islam management chief Abu Ali Idara and treasury chief Abu Omar Maliyah. At the present time, it is unclear how exactly the two militant commanders died.

In an official statement, Jaysh al-Islam claimed they were killed in a Syrian Army artillery strike, however local opposition sources are claiming they were assassinated by their own ranks.

If the claims by Douma-based activists are true, then it is possible that a dispute over the recent agreement reached between Jaysh al-Islam and the Syrian government may have been the reason for the assassination of the rebel commanders; however, this is only speculation for now.

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jojo
jojo
2018-04-01 22:14

It’s good that they kill each other because the SAA is too soft on them – busing them around instead.

Stern Daler
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2018-04-02 01:17

They all swore they’d never leave Ghouta alive. At least these two kept their oath. Thanks to their assassins for for assisting them at it. LOL.

Deo Cass
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2018-04-01 19:58

Saudi Arabia ordered their assassination because they agreed to the evacuation of their fighters from Douma to save them from certain death at the hands of the Syrian government troops.

brdlip
brdlip
2018-04-01 21:44
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Or.
They were hardliners opposing the deal (a deal everyone in his senses knows that may represent the last opportunity to save the limbs). Thus they were eliminated by their own men.

In a hurry to meet a Houri… NOT!

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Daeshbags Sux
2018-04-01 23:32
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More likely this…
Thus Deo might be right too as Saudis are likely to consider liquidating such cumbersome assets as MBS is seemingly into seriously re-adjusting Saudi foreign politics.

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Stern Daler
2018-04-02 01:09
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Why liquidate. They are certainly better mercs than the trash the Bani Saud employ in Yemen now.