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Iranian-Hizballah convoy blown up on Syrian Golan.
2013-01-28
Debka. This is from Saturday.
At least eight officers were killed in a mysterious twin-car bomb explosion Friday, Jan. 25 at Syrian regional intelligence headquarters in Quneitra on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights. The blasts sent tensions shooting up on the Israeli and Jordanian borders with Syria. Israeli, Jordanian and US Special Forces posted in the kingdom went on high alert. Heavy Syrian reinforcements were seen streaming toward the two borders.
This is a Debka report, but I heard it confirmed on one of the news channels this morning.
Some of the fatalities were Syrian, but Western intelligence sources disclosed to debkafile that most were high-ranking Iranian Al Qods Brigades and Hizballah officers
Syrian regime sources said the explosive devices were attached to the intelligence command building's outer walls. But the Western sources report that two large bomb cars were lying in wait on both sides of the road leading to the Syrian HQ and were detonated as the two-car convoy of Iranian and Hizballah officers drove by. There were no survivors.
Those sources also refute reports that the al-Qaeda linked Jabhat al-Nusrah fighting with the Syrian rebels claimed responsibility for the attack. This was a rare occasion when no Syrian opposition group issued any statement at all, they said. The speed with which Syrian army helicopters flew in to remove the casualties indicated their high rank.

In the view of a Jordanian military source, this attack by an unknown hand has delayed Bashar Assad's advanced preparations for an all-out armored offensive to finally crush the revolt against his regime. His first targets were to have been the rebel-held villages along the Israeli and Jordanian borders.

The Syrian ruler was working to a plan of operations his generals had drawn up with Iranian Al Qods Brigades strategists.
Posted by:lotp

#6  I laughed, I cried, I bought a self-sealing gastank.
Posted by: Shipman   2013-01-28 16:51  

#5  Security Camera Footage:

Posted by: swksvolFF   2013-01-28 13:51  

#4  "Mysterious" to some
Posted by: European Conservative   2013-01-28 09:11  

#3  Tough way to learn about car bombs and surveillance detection routes (SDRs). At the last minute, the Russians must have decided to take a cab.
Posted by: Besoeker   2013-01-28 08:39  

#2  Whoever did this one had great intel and operational security.
Posted by: Steve White   2013-01-28 08:25  

#1  Hell yeah.
Posted by: Scooter McGruder   2013-01-28 02:44  

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