Al Nusrah Front claims use of UN vehicle in suicide bombing

Photo released on Twitter showing the Al Nusrah Front operating the United Nations’ Mamba armored personnel carrier in the southern province of Daraa.

The Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda’s official branch in Syria, has released photos purporting to show its fighters using a United Nations armored personnel carrier as a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED). The photos were released today on the official Twitter account for Al Nusrah’s southern Syria operations.

The photos show Al Nusrah fighters operating the South African-made Mamba armored personnel carrier, as well as the vehicle being driven to its destination by a fighter named Abu Khattab al Muhajir (“the Emigrant”).

The last photo shows a massive explosion as the vehicle detonates on regime positions in the city of Sheikh Miskeen in Daraa province…

More photos at the link.

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  • Norman_In_New_York

    Using a UN vehicle? Where do they think they are? In Gaza?

    • Raymond Cameron

      In Gaza they only use UN ambulances.