ISIL Inflicts Heavy Defeat on Rival Terrorists in Southern Syria
Following up on heavy clashes against the Free Syrian Army-linked fighters in the Southwestern countryside of Dara’a that started during late Tuesday afternoon, ISIL terrorists renewed their assault on Thursday, again with the support of heavy weapons such as artillery and tanks.
According to the media wing of the ISIL-affiliated faction, its forces have managed to burst through rebel lines in the Northern part of the Yarmouk basin and capture the towns of Abdali, Harat al-Majahid, Al-Jabiliyah and Al-Bakkar.
Whether or not the ISIL terrorists are continuing to develop their attack in order to seize more settlements is unknown at this point, but what is clear is that its most recent assault against rival groups in Southwestern Dara’a represents more than just a series of raids.
Militant-affiliated websites reported on Monday that Radad Abu Nabout, the field commander of a group affiliated to the Free Syrian Army (FSA), was assassinated by unknown attackers in Dara’a city.
The websites reported that Radad Abu Naout nom de guerre Abu Ahmad was attacked by unknown assailants in Tariq al-Sad neighborhood in Dara’a city.
Abu Nabout was the commander of the March 18th Division affiliated to the FSA.
The websites further said that Abu Ahmad – that was also the commander of al-Bonyan al-Marsous Operation Room – was killed after unknown attackers shot him in the head.