Russia accidentally kills senior Islamic State leader while bombing hospital
DAMASCUS — On Saturday, Russian Air Force bombers killed a senior Islamic State facilitation leader named Hussain Junaid al-Amriki during an air raid on a hospital in Idlib Province, Syria. Russian leaders are triumphing the move as an important contribution to the ongoing campaign against the terrorist group.
The Russian bombers unexpectedly killed al-Amriki during a routine strike against a Syrian hospital where he was apparently seeking medical treatment.
Russian officials noted that Western forces would never be brave enough carry out a similar strike on an unarmed and disabled target in a medical facility. "During our wars in Chechnya, we specialized in destroying terrorists with precision strikes when they least expected them, mostly when they were in the toilet. This was a brilliant strategy invented by President Putin himself. Striking Islamic State fighters in hospitals is simply a good idea," a senior military official told reporters.
According to Russian government sources, al…
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