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Smartphone app helps target Syria strikes, militant group says
Smartphone app helps target Syria strikes, militant group says

A militant faction in Syria said it has come up with a smartphone application that improves the accuracy of strikes and helps fighters calculate which weapon best suits the battle objective. The Islamic Front, one of the largest militant umbrella groups operating in Syria, said it devised an app dubbed The Power of the Strike, to help fighters calculate artillery attacks. The hard-line group, reportedly backed by Saudi Arabia, has taken credit for tunnel bombs and other remote-controlled explosions. The front's media unit released a video recently that it said demonstrated the app in action. Video showed fighters selecting targets on a map, then cycling through a menu of...

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