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US-designated terrorist claims he survived suicide attack in Syria | FDD's Long War Journal

US-designated terrorist claims he survived suicide attack in Syria | FDD's Long War Journal

Earlier today, Sheikh Abdallah Muhammad al Muhaysini and his social media team claimed via his Telegram channels that he survived a suicide attack after attending Friday prayers at a mosque in Idlib, Syria. An English-language post said that “one of the Khawarij,” meaning an extremist, “blew himself up next to the car of” Muhaysini but he “is fine.” Muhaysini also posted a short video concerning the bombing. A picture of his car can be seen above. The explosion was independently confirmed by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which reported that it “shook the area of Abu Thar al-Ghafari mosque in the city of Idlib.” Citing “reliable sources,” SOHR added that “the information about the explosion in the area” is “still conflicted,” as it isn’t clear if it was caused by “a person detonating himself using an explosive belt or by detonating an IED in a vehicle.” Ei...

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