Crusader Corner: Syrian Kurds Blow Up ISIS Suicide Bomber ala’ Mad Max Style

Posted: May 5, 2016 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

The Tactical Hermit

If you thought “Mad Max”-esque moments can only occur with the help of CGI, think again.

On Monday, France24 uploaded a video showing a group of Syrian Kurds attempting to blow up an explosives-laden truck driven by an ISIS fighter. The Kurds succeeded, in an event so dramatic it begs the question: When does Tom Hardy appear?

Sadly, the sequence befits not Hollywood but a region embroiled in conflict. “A suicide bomber tried to attack us but my comrades managed to kill him,” a fighter says in the video.

The Kurds have a number of geopolitical interests in eliminating the threat of ISIS — such as gaining territorial control in the region and potentially statehood of their own — and have been one of the few groups in the region who have succeeded in driving them out of regions they otherwise control.

France24 said that US-led coalition forces supplied the…

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