Russian Air Force Turns 'Rebel' Offensive Into Moon Crater

The Russians pay Al-Qaeda a friendly visit near Hama

Sun, Mar 26, 2017
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Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), "al-Qaeda's latest incarnation in Syria" according to the BBC, launched an attack earlier this week near Hama. 

According to Reuters, the "rebel" (of course "rebel") offensive has run into a bit of a snag. We'll give you a hint: It starts with "Russia" and ends with "Air Force":

Russian warplanes are taking part in air strikes against insurgents to help repel a major attack on Syrian government-held areas near the city of Hama, a Syrian military source said on Friday.

State media later on Friday reported that the army had recaptured all the positions it lost earlier in the week in a rebel assault in the north of the Jobar district of Damascus.

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"Air strikes have now started, and there is concentrated artillery firing against the armed groups and the headquarters of their leaders and supply lines, paving the way for the counter-attack," the military source told Reuters. "The Russians are, of course, participating in these raids."

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A job well done:

 

Here's a video of the Russians playing al-Qaeda Duck Hunt in northern Hama:

 

Have a roach problem? Call 1-800-RUSSIA. 

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