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VIDEO: Syria Captures Turkish Aid Cargo Heading to Daesh in Iraq

VIDEO: Syria Captures Turkish Aid Cargo Heading to Daesh in IraqSyrian intelligence forces say that they have captured a haul of medical supplies near Aleppo that came from Turkey and was destined for Daesh terrorists in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

In a video released by Russia's RT television network on Friday, Hussein al-Omar, a colonel in Syria’s Military Intelligence Directorate, said that the lorry, loaded with some 25 tons of medicine and hospital supplies, including a number of dialysis machines, had entered Syria from Turkey’s Bab al-Hawa international border crossing, located on Syria's northwestern border with Turkey.

He added that the lorry was planned to reach Mosul, Daesh's de facto capital in Iraq, through the towns of Afrin, A'zaz, and Manbij in Aleppo province. According to Omar, the lorry, loaded in Turkey, bore a Syrian number plate and was driven by two militants from al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front terrorist group, who had received the cargo in the Bab al…

Daesh Prevents Iraqi Civilians from Leaving Fallujah: Pentagon Official

The Takfiri Daesh terrorist group is preventing civilians from leaving the embattled western Iraqi city of Fallujah, with its snipers targeting the humanitarian corridors established by Iraqi security forces.

Colonel Steve Warren, A US spokesman for the so-called anti-Daesh forces said on Friday that shooters from the extremist network are stopping dwellers of Fallujah, located roughly 69 kilometers (43 miles) west of the capital, Baghdad, from escaping the city amid acute shortage of basic commodities and medicine.

“We know that the Iraqis have attempted on several occasions to open up humanitarian corridors to allow some of those civilians to come out,” Warren said in a video call from Baghdad.

“Those have met with generally not much success. ISIL (Daesh) has done things like set up snipers to cover down on those corridors, to kill people as they’re trying to get out. So that has really discouraged their use,” he added.

The US-led alliance has been mounting air raids against so-called D…