VIDEO: Jihadists upload propaganda video of Syrian Army fleeing from their positions in Idlib

0 51

January 15, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

- Advertisement -

IDLIB, Syria – In a celebratory manner, the Idlib Free Army, a branch of the Free Syrian Army, has uploaded a video showing the Syrian Army fleeing Khuwayn yesterday in the southern countryside of Idlib.

The aerial footage is used as propaganda purposes, however, context is never given in such videos.

A common tactic that has been used by the Syrian Army, and seemingly never learnt by militants in Syria, pro-government forces often abandon positions and towns when jihadists launch a counterattack. 

Once positions are cleared and jihadists occupy the new site, the Russian and Syrian air forces usually launch a barrage of bombing raids with the assistance of the Syrian Army artillery units, decimating jihadist positions.

This has worked to great effect throughout the war, and is usually followed by a Syrian Army rapid offensive.

The Free Idlib Army are allied with jihadist forces in Idlib, most significantly with the Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Nusra Front.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Sign up here to get the latest news, updates and special offers delivered directly to your inbox.

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Comments