26 Jan '13, 5am

Al Nusrah Front claims complex suicide assault on Syrian military base

Banner for the Al Nusrah Front, a jihadist group in Syria. Image from the SITE Intelligence Group. The Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant, al Qaeda in Iraq's affiliate in Syria, launched a complex suicide assault on a Syrian military base near the border with Israel. The terror group sent five suicide bombers to attack the Syrian military in what it described as "a compound special operation." In a statement released on jihadist forums yesterday, the Al Nusrah Front said it attacked "one of the biggest fortresses" in Sa'sa' in Quneitra province near the Golan Heights, according to the SITE Intelligence Group. While the Al Nusrah statement did not give a date that the attack took place, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights noted that several car bombs were detonated in the town on Jan. 25. "Several explosions shook the Sa'sa' town of Reef al-Quneitra, initial r...

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