UPDATE 5/1/12 8:55 AM: Here is an English translation of the below Arabic statement:
In a response to the aggression of aggressing oppressors who besiege the Houses of Allah Almighty, and wait for the worshipers to get out to terrorize them and subject them to their stinking job of beating and cursing, and firing at the people, without any shivering in their hearts.
Within the series of the (True promise – Striking by raiding) operations which we launched against every tough aggressor on the unarmed demonstrators, poor-spirited coward in the battle fields, Allah Almighty have facilitated to us subject these small band to the torture that they fear, in strike among strikes that will extract their hearts and fill their souls with horror.
We in the Supporting Front for the people of Al-Sham declare our responsibility for the martyrdom operation in the Maidan neighborhood which was conducted on Friday 2012-04-27
This martyrdom operation was conducted by the martyrdom seeker hero Abu Omar Al-Shami – may Allah accept him – to raise the word of Allah Almighty and to revenge for every oppressed, captive, killed, humiliated.
Here are some of the details:
– The targeted location was a gathering for the security elements in the time of the Friday prayers, and not next to the Zine El Abidine Jamee as was claimed by the media which is known for its lying and fabrication of news.
– As for the time it was shortly after 1 pm, so the worshipers were still in the mosques, and that was the right time – with the grace of Allah – since the gathering of the security elements was in its peak when their numbers reach almost 150 elements.
– As for the results Alhamdulillah it were as planned, the operation stroke a gathering for that oppressive clique leaving them dead and wounded, and those who live in the neighborhood know the size and number of the dead and wounded, and that is the truth, and not what was broadcasted by the despicable lying regime’s agencies.
O’ your oppressive tyrants the war between us and you has strengthened and its fire ignited and you will be – with the willing of Allah and his aid – it fuel and wood, as we hope that you be fuel and wood for fire of the hereafter in the day of judgment. And soon will the Unbelievers know who gets home in the End.
هذا والله أكبر، وصلى اللهُ على نبيّنا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه وسلم
وآخرُ دعوانا أنِ الحمد لله رب العالمين
Supporting Front for the people of Al-Sham
from the mujahidin of Al-Sham in the fields of jihad
7 Jumada al-Thani 1433 A.H. corresponding 28-4-2012
Click the following link for a safe PDF copy: Jabhat al-Nuṣrah — “Martyrdom Operation Against a Gathering of Elements of Security in the Neighborhood of the Square”
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