BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s High Command was in the process of planning their Palmyra offensive when the so-called “Islamic State” destroyed the single most important source of gas to millions of Syrians on Sunday.

The destruction of the Hayyan Gas Company factory has forced the Syrian Arab Army’s High Command to speed up the planning of this Palmyra, a military source told Al-Masdar News on Monday afternoon.

It was initially believed that the Palmyra offensive would not begin until February or even March; however, the humanitarian crisis caused by the Islamic State’s inhuman actions has forced the Syrian Arab Army’s High Command to accelerate the timing of this assault.

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With all of the imperative gas fields in eastern Homs under the Islamic State’s control, the Syrian government no longer has the reserves to provide millions of civilians in Damascus, Homs, and Hama much needed gas during these frigid Winter months.

 

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  1. The gofos (goatfuckers) in Daesh begin to understand they are fucked. Unfortunately, we can expect more scorched earth tactics as what they can’t loot, they’re likely to destroy and as they’re unwanted, they’re likely to see al Syrians as kaffir and score maximum people dying including by creating disasters. Let’s hope s.o. will be enough clever to let some well armed drones loiter 24/7 over lake Assad dams : the area is at very high risk!
    In 2003, when Baghdad Bob said “we’ll cut the serpent into pieces”, he wasn’t joking, they were ready to cut the column of US militaries by… Blowing all the dams on Euphrates and Tigris! They rigged all of ’em!
    Why didn’t it happened? Due to EC-130 Compass point! First, communications were jammed, then the Compass Point contacted the militaries on their radios or cellphones and either bribed offering money and protection them or, for the reluctant ones, gave’em the accurate GPS coordinates of their families, more than enough to cool down many people but there, those gofos are religious loonies convinced they’re doing all this shit on the behalf of their imaginary friend…
    I sincerely hope some in CENTCOM to be enough clever to not take risks with any opportunity to create serious massive destructions using infrastructures.
    The most interesting would proably to have some Chinese CASC CH-5 drones : they fly for 60 hours and can have 24 AR-2 missiles underwing. AR-2 is equivalent to the US Griffin, having i.e. 4 AR-1 (equiv to Hellfire) and 16 AR-2 would be possible. AR-1 could take care of a MBT or heavily protected APC.
    Real and serious protection of strategic infrastructure shall be really put on ASAP, especially for the dams : as the gofos love death more than we love life, I really fear them wanting to make a gigantic mass murder.