Idlib: Moment a militant blown into pieces while demining IED (VIDEO)
A rebel fighter was blown into smithereens while demining an explosive device in the jihadi-held Idlib province in northwest Syria.
According to local sources, Abu Usama Khan al-Sabil was instantly killed when an IED planted into a car went off while attempting to dismantling it.
The incident occurred in Maasaran village located in Maarrat al-Nu’man district.
لحظة مقتل "أبو أسامة خان السبل" أحد مسؤولي تنظيم حراس الدين أثناء تفكيك عبوة ناسفة زرعها مسلحون مجهولون بسيارته،في بلدة معصران بريف إدلب pic.twitter.com/8yRExFVzbc
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The slain jihadist is an explosive expert for the al-Qaeda-linked Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham.
The HTS – and its allied factions – controls over 70% of Idlib and includes thousands of Arab and foreign fighters of various nationalities.