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ISIS Monster Trucks: Iraqi Police exhibit combat vehicles seized in Mosul



A collection of combat vehicles fashioned by ISIS from ordinary cars has been seized by Iraqi police and put on exhibit, before they are finally destroyed. Iraqi police have seized combat vehicles used by Daesh (Islamic State, ISIS, ISIL) terrorists during their occupation of Mosul, which was finally liberated from the terrorist group earlier this month.

A member of Federal Police walks near vehicles used for suicide car bombings, made by Islamic State militants, at Federal Police Headquarters after being confiscated in Mosul, Iraq July 13, 2017

The police have created an exhibition of the vehicles, which observers said appear reminiscent of automobiles from the movie Mad Max.

“The heroes of the Rapid Reaction Unit and the federal police seized this vehicle during night raids,” Bassam police captain Hillo Kadim said, RIA Novosti reported.

After the exhibition is finished, police said that the vehicles will be destroyed. All in all, 23 vehicles are being exhibited, most of which are ordinary cars which the militants attempted to convert into armored vehicles.

A vehicle used for suicide car bombings, made by Islamic State militants, is seen at Federal Police Headquarters after being confiscated in Mosul, Iraq July 13, 2017

Some of the vehicles had been painted blue, the color of Iraqi police vehicles, in an attempt to fool reconnaissance aircraft into thinking that they were indeed police vehicles. One of the vehicles boasts a tank turret and mounted machine gun, hidden in the back of a large truck.

Vehicles used for suicide car bombings, made by Islamic State militants, are seen at Federal Police Headquarters after being confiscated in Mosul, Iraq July 13, 2017

On Friday, witnesses told that clashes between Iraqi military and members of the terrorist group Daesh had resumed in the western part of Mosul.

“Army helicopters carried out a series of attacks against targets in the Old City,” one witness said, noting that militia vehicles “continued to arrive” in the historical center of Mosul throughout Friday.

On Monday, Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that Iraqi security forces had finally liberated Mosul, the second largest Iraqi city, after months of fighting against the Islamic State. The city was seized by the ISIS three years ago.

On Tuesday, Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the commander of the US-led anti-IS coalition, said that the cleanup of Mosul from the militants would take several more weeks.


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ISIS fighter’s own head-cam films the dramatic moment he is blown to pieces



Three ISIS jihadis filmed themselves being blown up by a Syrian tank. One fighter’s headcam caught the moment a round struck their armoured vehicle, ending their lives.

One fighter shouts: ‘Tank on the right side’, while another yells: ‘The tank, the tank, the tank is over there, over there, over there.’

As they lose sight of the tank, one fighter asks where it is before another jihadi replies: ‘Over there, the tank will bomb us.’ The fighters desperately plea for anti-tank units, shouting ‘follow us, follow us’ as one mans the gun on the top of the car.

There is then an enormous explosion as the jihadis get hit and wiped out.

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Russian Airstrikes Destroy Nusra Front Attacking Military Police in Idlib



The Russian Defense Ministry has released a video of Russian airstrikes that helped to check the US-initiated offensive by al-Nusra terrorists in Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone and break the militants’ siege of a Russian military police unit encircled in the area.

The footage shows armed vehicles being ripped apart by missiles raining down on them by Russian strike fighters and helicopter gunships just as the Syrian Army launched a massive counterattack forcing the jihadists into a retreat.

The al-Nusra Front terrorists used artillery, tanks and infantry fighting vehicles during their offensive to the north and northeast of the city of Hama in the Idlib de-escalation zone penetrating Syrian army defenses to a depth of some 12 kilometers (8 miles).

A statement by the Russian General Staff said that the militants’ attack was “initiated by US secret services to stop the successful advance of government troops to the east of Deir ez-Zor.”
The Americans deny the charges.

A 29-person strong Russian military police unit was encircled and repelled the terrorists’ attacks for several hours fighting alongside members of an allied local tribe until Russian Spetsnaz and Syrian Special Ops units, backed by the Su-25 strike fighters, came to the rescue breaking the enemy siege.

The terrorist offensive has largely been stopped, leaving 850 militants dead and 11 tanks, four armored vehicles and other military hardware completely destroyed.

The Syrian Army, supported by Russian warplanes, launched a counterattack and has almost completely reclaimed its positions in the Idlib de-escalation zone.

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