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Media: The strategic initiative in the north of Latakia again passed to the militants "Jebhat al-Nusra"

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Syrian military sources report that in the province of Latakia, the Dzhebhat an-Nusra militants are increasingly moving away from direct clashes with the Syrian government army units. Instead, they use suicide bombers, who carry out explosions, approaching the positions of the SAR forces.

The lives of no less than 10 Syrian soldiers, including marines, claimed the suicide bombing of a Djebhat al-Nusra bomber in Latakia. Several dozen soldiers were injured.

As a result of the terrorist act, one of the flanks in the northern part of the province was exposed, which required a rearrangement from the Syrian troops. At that moment, Djabhat al-Nusra struck several mortar attacks on the positions of the SAR troops, which led to the retreat of the Syrian troops from the strategically important district of Kaliyat Shalaf.

The jihadists instantly captured the height left by the government forces, which allowed them to seize the strategic initiative from the Kinsibba locality. In order not to be uncovered by militants, the commander of the SAR army unit decided, along with the detachment, to leave positions in one of the quarters of this city.

If you believe these messages published AMN, then one suicide attack in Latakia actually led to a significant change in the distribution of forces in northern Syria. Al-Nusra’s accounts already publish photos of a young suicide bomber and promise him a “wide road to the Hourias”.

Media: The strategic initiative in the north of Latakia again passed to the militants "Jebhat al-Nusra"


All this suggests that if the full-scale anti-terrorist operation in Syria does not find its continuation, the militants with the help of terrorist tactics may well regain control over those territories that they had previously repulsed with such great difficulty and considerable losses.
Photos used:
https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/jihadist-suicide-bomber-propels-nusra-key-latakia-town/
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  1. Oml
    Oml 19 July 2016 12: 57
    +26
    Isn't the author overdone too much, "STRATEGIC initiative"?
    1. dima-fesko
      dima-fesko 19 July 2016 13: 01
      +8
      I agree. Recently, infa has been slipping on the site without any logical conclusions and more or less sufficient analysis of the situation ....
      1. gray smeet
        gray smeet 19 July 2016 13: 11
        +3
        Without illusions and embellishment: Viktor Murakhovsky on the difficulties of the Syrian campaign

        http://nkfedor.livejournal.com/356527.html

        and then the continuation of the topic:

        http://nkfedor.livejournal.com/357119.html

        read, informative!
        1. Temples
          Temples 19 July 2016 13: 55
          +10
          Bullshit it all.
          World financial system under the control of the Anglo-Saxons.
          If their will would cut off funding and go find those ghouls who work for free.
          Without dough they will not cook suicide bombers.
          They don’t want to block the funding, and this is the war.

          After all, the Russians were blocked by accounts.
          Sanctions ... blah blah blah.

          And then horseradish.

          In the meantime, grannies flow in streams and rivers ghouls will continue the massacre.
          And in Syria, and in Turkey, and in Iraq, and on the outskirts and ...
        2. Now we are free
          Now we are free 19 July 2016 14: 37
          0
          Quote: gray smeet
          Without illusions and embellishment: Viktor Murakhovsky on the difficulties of the Syrian campaign

          http://nkfedor.livejournal.com/356527.html

          and then the continuation of the topic:

          http://nkfedor.livejournal.com/357119.html

          read, informative!


          Thanks, read it. It's nice when professionals like Viktor Murakhovsky lucidly describe the essence of the events. hi
          1. gray smeet
            gray smeet 19 July 2016 14: 54
            +1
            I’m not at all .. After reading Murakhovsky in Syria, you understand what kind of mess there is and how hard it is for ours ...
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      2. Now we are free
        Now we are free 19 July 2016 13: 18
        +10
        The longer the war lasts, the more such as in the photo of "Semi-finished product" falls into the hands of terrorists. A person who has an education and not only secular, but also religious (academic) will never commit suicide, taking with him to the next world a dozen if not a hundred lives. Unfortunately, many of the "BEIBIBACHES!" they did not even hold the Koran in their hands and did not delve into what is written there, preferring to listen to those "mullahs", "dervishes" and "preachers" who drive over their ears turning them into living weapons of mass destruction.
        And the Syrian army men could be advised to have at each post, if not a BMP-2 with its 30 mm 2A42 shredder, then at least a ZSU-23-2, at worst a pair of 14 mm KPVT (12 mm DShK / NSV may not be enough) - which guarantee the penetration of the "MAHMUDMOBILEY" welded with steel sheets. Otherwise, such attacks will only increase in number, because the enemy sees their effectiveness, and he has a lot of "zombie semi-finished product" as well as explosives, and the effectiveness of a successful "bang" is many times greater than from several days of fighting hundreds of people for a given height / checkpoint.
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    2. Andrey K
      Andrey K 19 July 2016 13: 08
      +7
      Quote: OML
      Isn't the author overdone too much, "STRATEGIC initiative"?

      The author’s desire to show the scale of the battles is understandable. But:
      As a result of the terrorist attack, one of the flanks in the northern part of the province was exposed, which required a reorganization of the Syrian troops.

      The feeling that tells about the tin soldiers located on the desk ...
      What are these "epic" battles, where:
      If you believe these reports published by AMN, then one attack by a suicide bomber in Latakia actually led to a significant change in the alignment of forces in northern Syria.

      I admit that I don’t know much. But...
      What are these "flanks" and the troops that are bursting at the seams from blowing up one suicide bomber in a "jihadmobile" negative
      1. Ami du peuple
        Ami du peuple 19 July 2016 13: 13
        +7
        Quote: Andrey K
        But what are these "flanks" and the troops that are bursting at the seams from blowing up one suicide bomber in a "jihadmobile"
        True, this is not a war, but some kind of sur. Perhaps the Syrians are not equipping their positions, but quietly sitting on the sand, if a car (!) With a suicide bomber can break through to their location? There is an old law "Stop - dig in", but, apparently, it is not written to the Syrians.
        1. Andrey Yuryevich
          Andrey Yuryevich 19 July 2016 18: 52
          0
          Quote: Ami du peuple
          True, this is not a war, but some kind of sur. Perhaps the Syrians are not equipping their positions, but quietly sitting on the sand, if a car (!) With a suicide bomber can break through to their location? There is an old law "Stop - dig in", but, apparently, it is not written to the Syrians.

          just numb. the war has become commonplace, a job that we are already tired of ... in Damascus. at one end of the fighting city, at the other people thump in nightclubs ... it's really sur.
    3. Pavel1
      Pavel1 19 July 2016 13: 12
      +1
      Media: The strategic initiative in the north of Latakia again passed to the militants "Jebhat al-Nusra"

      again?
    4. Alekseev
      Alekseev 19 July 2016 13: 16
      0
      Quote: OML
      the author is overdoing it, "STRATEGIC initiative"?

      Yes, there is no exact information, so they write everything that Allah sent to his soul.
      One thing is clear: suicide bombers cannot successfully conduct combat operations with normal troops, just as it was impossible for anti-tank dogs to stop German tank formations at one time.
      If the Syrian government forces cannot quickly defeat the Barmaleans, this means that they are weak, relatively small, and there are many Barmales and they have significant support among part of the population and, of course, Saudis and Qatari people there.
      What to do ?, what to do?
      Reconciliation is possible with those, it is necessary to bombard the rest not with a couple of dozen aircraft, but with a full-fledged (over a hundred aircraft) mixed bomber-assault air division.
      Let the remaining accomplices of the martyrs traded in KSA, to Merkel and Erdogan, etc.
    5. Bykov.
      Bykov. 19 July 2016 15: 43
      +1
      As a result of the terrorist attack, one of the flanks in the northern part of the province was exposed

      Pffffff!
      Why did he self-blow up such a terrible thing ?! What a whole flank blew away!
    6. Talgat
      Talgat 19 July 2016 17: 35
      0
      Quote: OML
      Isn't the author overdone too much, "STRATEGIC initiative"?


      I also think that as long as there are Russian VKS - and on the territory of the IRGC and Hezbollah helping the Syrians - in general, Assad has the prospect of keeping not all, but most of Syria free from bearded men, sponsored by the Saudis and the West
    7. Mavrikiy
      Mavrikiy 19 July 2016 18: 22
      0
      Quote: OML
      Isn't the author overdone too much, "STRATEGIC initiative"?

      No, everything is normal. 10 dead, dozens (?) Of wounded. The front is broken, everyone escaped, merged again. Strategic failure here, strategic success there. And what kind of infection did you write? Probably a well-wisher.
    8. Andrey Yuryevich
      Andrey Yuryevich 19 July 2016 18: 48
      0
      Media: The strategic initiative in the north of Latakia again passed to the militants "Jebhat al-Nusra"
      more truces, good ones, and different ones: if we see something else, we’ll have to return the VKS group ...
  2. Teberii
    Teberii 19 July 2016 12: 57
    0
    Why do these photos, in color format, publish everything instead of a black frame.
  3. Velizariy
    Velizariy 19 July 2016 13: 00
    +2
    ... As a result of the terrorist attack, one of the flanks in the northern part of the province was exposed ...
    What did they blow up there? Or is it such a "flank"?
  4. nik-karata
    nik-karata 19 July 2016 13: 00
    +2
    if every suicide bomber is to be taken out by the SAA unit, then there really will be no one to fight there soon. IMHO
  5. Monarchist
    Monarchist 19 July 2016 13: 01
    +2
    Only a couple of days ago there was information that the caliphate had a tight time and in general he was a complete trend! So trust the media!
    1. creak
      creak 19 July 2016 13: 11
      +1
      Quote: Monarchist
      So trust the media!


      As well as the "xperts" who have bred like rabbits with their profound assessments and conclusions based on the reports of the same media ...
    2. donavi49
      donavi49 19 July 2016 14: 39
      0
      So, Nusra and Ahrar are another Caliphate - the JAF coalition or the Conquest Army. They especially so far no one blocked the oxygen. And in eastern Aleppo, without bread and TOU, there were basically all kinds of Zinka and Nusra’s allies in Aleppo (which is why most of the JAF refused to carry out release strikes and beat Castello, only Nusrachi and Zinka actually participated there).

      Caliphate, which is Black, they are much east and they are not very good. Moreover, with JAF, Black has a mortal feud.
  6. svp67
    svp67 19 July 2016 13: 05
    +3
    All this suggests that if the full-scale anti-terrorist operation in Syria does not find its continuation, the militants with the help of terrorist tactics may well regain control over those territories that they had previously repulsed with such great difficulty and considerable losses.

    All this suggests that if the Syrians do not stop suffering from garbage and start to resist, according to the principle "Not a step back", and everyone will think that a good uncle will come and defeat their enemies, then it will continue.
  7. ovod84
    ovod84 19 July 2016 13: 05
    0
    You’ll understand the hell with the situation in Syria, they either report that they beat barmalays and there are many losses, they write that the situation is worthless, in addition, an unsuccessful attack on the mandib and the loss of 134 Kurds and the death of 3 Yankees
    1. Ze Kot
      Ze Kot 19 July 2016 21: 57
      0
      Quote: ovod84
      unsuccessful attack on mandibzh and the loss of 134 Kurds and the death of 3 Yankees



      He is surrounded for a long time ...
  8. Trophxnumx
    Trophxnumx 19 July 2016 13: 06
    0
    or ... or ... or is Carrie talking to Lavrov again ... God forbid that I was wrong
  9. Krsk
    Krsk 19 July 2016 13: 12
    +1
    here it is ... one suicide bomber and several mortar shells changed the STRATEGIC initiative ... I think I know whose media this is ...
  10. Lightpower
    Lightpower 19 July 2016 13: 18
    0
    The lives of at least 10 Syrian troops, including marines


    Do Syrians have marines? Or should we understand that we are talking about losses in our ranks?
  11. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 19 July 2016 13: 21
    +2
    I don’t understand who is FIRING like that? These are not military actions, but some sort of "Zarnitsa". From the SAR. They leave key heights, they cannot simply NOT GATHER IN A CROWD, exposing themselves to the blow of a suicide bomber, they leave their positions, you see, they are "uncomfortable" when they are shelled ... Ugh, God forgive me. So they can fight BEFORE THE SECOND COMING.
  12. voyaka23
    voyaka23 19 July 2016 13: 25
    0
    As a result of the terrorist attack, one of the flanks in the northern part of the province was exposed.
    warrior brothers! is this the norm? one block post and ... operational space!
  13. VladimS
    VladimS 19 July 2016 13: 29
    0
    Quote: Velizariy
    What did they blow up there? Or is it such a "flank"?

    Nothing less than a barrel of melted bacon. Everyone ran to wash. So the "flank" is bare wink
  14. pigkiller
    pigkiller 19 July 2016 13: 44
    0
    Quote: Mountain Shooter
    I do not understand
    Dear colleague, do not draw emotional conclusions from
    reports of poorly informed people not related to military journalism. For them, there is no difference between war and Pokemon hunting.
  15. Berkut24
    Berkut24 19 July 2016 13: 45
    +2
    Why panic? The front line in Latakia is stretched so that neither one nor the other lacks forces. Every day, the same heights and villages pass from hand to hand several times. Tomorrow two branches will come to the place of the deceased branch and this will be a major transfer of government forces, and the strategic initiative will return to the SAA in view of the serious advantage that has formed.
  16. podgornovea
    podgornovea 19 July 2016 14: 08
    +2
    Hm! And if 2-3 a suicide bomber in different places had been blown up and not 10 people would have died, but whole 35 !? And if a few mortar shells a couple more times from a grenade launcher pulnul? Everything, the front would collapse? Would retreat to Damascus?
    1. Krsk
      Krsk 19 July 2016 14: 14
      0
      we’d probably bring VKS and Assad went to give up
  17. Machete
    Machete 19 July 2016 14: 14
    0
    Of course, the scale of the battles is amazing.
    Losing a platoon allows you to lose territory and initiative ...
    Hmm ...
  18. Velizariy
    Velizariy 19 July 2016 14: 26
    0
    Quote: Now we are free
    they didn’t even hold the Quran in their hands and did not delve into what is written there

    Excuse me, did you read the Quran?
  19. imugn
    imugn 19 July 2016 15: 21
    0
    Al-Nusra accounts already publish photos of a young suicide bomber

    And why do we advertise his face?
  20. From Germany
    From Germany 19 July 2016 15: 24
    +1
    In my opinion, it was impossible to agree on a perimiry and "non-aggression" zones. Terrorists retreat there, re-form and attack again. The Russian General Staff understands this perfectly well, but made concessions for the sake of what we do not know about. I hope this "something" was worth it that the Syrian guys are now suffering losses and God forbid ours. Well, what could the Indos have to offer, because all these moderate and immoderate terrorist associations are their henchmen.
  21. Skubudu
    Skubudu 19 July 2016 15: 58
    0
    Obviously, wishful thinking is given.
  22. Khariton
    Khariton 19 July 2016 18: 24
    0
    Instead, they use suicide bombers, who carry out bombings, approaching the positions of the SAR troops.

    All this speaks of their weakness and fear ... Watering must continue! There, even the United States began indiscriminate bombing from anger and powerlessness. Our cause is right, Victory will be ours!
    1. Khariton
      Khariton 19 July 2016 19: 04
      0
      Quote: Chariton
      Instead, they use suicide bombers, who carry out bombings, approaching the positions of the SAR troops.

      All this speaks of their weakness and fear ... Watering must continue! There, even the United States began indiscriminate bombing from anger and powerlessness. Our cause is right, Victory will be ours!

      There are those who will tell me the nicknames of those who stupidly minus (me and not only) .. You know the moderators and are silent? I am not against minuses and bans for "business" (sometimes I get carried away) But all this is somehow petty on the site and everyone is silent, only quiet hints ... Or is it now in the order of things? Indeed, in each article there is a wave of minuses for many members of the forum (without explanation) ...
      On the site there is a smell of fear .. Or "genes lie" to me ..? In a personal write, but be careful ..!
  23. Anton Valerevich
    Anton Valerevich 19 July 2016 20: 14
    +1
    Why are they so sloven then they let suicide bombers so close?
  24. Ze Kot
    Ze Kot 19 July 2016 22: 00
    0
    “As a result of the terrorist attack, one of the flanks in the northern part of the province was exposed, which required the Syrian troops to regroup. At that moment, Jabhat al-Nusra delivered several mortar strikes on the positions of the SAR troops, which led to the retreat of the Syrian troops from the strategically important area of ​​Kaliat Shalaf.

    The jihadists instantly captured the height left by the government forces, which allowed them to intercept the strategic initiative from the village of Kinsibba. In order not to be exposed under the fire of militants, the commander of the SAR army decided to leave the position in one of the quarters of this city together with the detachment. "

    Why was it necessary to regroup so that the line of defense disappeared altogether?
    Why are the militants able to "instantly" inflict mortar strikes, but the SAR cannot?
    Where is the work on the upcoming?
  25. Kudrevkn
    Kudrevkn 20 July 2016 07: 46
    0
    Until, instead of the "paradise road to the gurias", they will not pack these "heroes" in pig skins and store them in latrines (toilets), will nothing change in the brains of the barmaleev? Still, the experience of both the British and the Israelis must be "adopted and applied in practice"? Mr. Cat, I am answering your question: "Where is the work on the upcoming ones?" Is the numerical superiority still on the side of the barmaley approximately in a ratio of 3: 1 (330 to 000)? It's good that you and I are not there, but even if we went to SAR "to help on vacation", you and I would not have changed the course of this war. in many ways incomprehensible to us?
  26. 1536
    1536 20 July 2016 08: 17
    0
    Or you have to push billions into Assad, buy up militants from the USA, say that we will not leave Syria and will not leave anyone, or leave and not fool everyone!