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Syrian army kills al-Nusra Front leader in Aleppo

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Oct 25, IRNA -- The Syrian army killed the leader of the Al-Nusra Front terrorist group in the Aleppo countryside on Saturday.

The Egypt-born Abu Suleiman al-Masri, a senior al-Nusra Front leader, was killed during a fight near the Tal-al-Karsani in Aleppo countryside.

The Nusra Front is a terrorist group Islamist armed group fighting the Syrian government.

This week the Russian Defense Ministry said Daesh (ISIL) was in talks with other terrorist groups operating in Syria about joining forces against the Syrian Army.

"Intercepted radio communications suggest that commanders of several large units of the Al-Nusra terrorist group have begun talks with leaders of the Daesh terrorist organization about joining forces to contain the Syrian army offensive," Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.

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