Senior Tahrir Al-Sham Commanders Killed in Assassination Operations in Northwestern Syria
A Mufti (religious leader) and a notorious commander of Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at were killed near the town of Ma’arat al-Nu’aman in Idlib province.
One of the commanders was assassinated in Tahtaya Farms East of Ma’arat al-Nu’aman by unknown assailants.
Tahrir al-Sham’s Mufti Abu Mazen al-Homsi was also assassinated near Ma’arat al-Nu’aman.
The infightings amony Lawa al-Maham and Lawa al-Ansar al-Haqdar terrorist groups in Ma’arat al-Nu’aman also resulted in the death and injury of the terrorists from both sides.
Meantime, at least 30 ISIL terrorists were killed in clashes with al-Nusra Front in Kafar Hend village near the town of Salqin in Northern Idlib. The ISIL terrorists were forced to retreat from one of their bases in the region following the clashes.
Local sources also said insecurity and robbery cases have increased in Idlib province, making life “truly difficult”.
In a relevant development earlier today, an important base of Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at was fully destroyed in a special operation of the Syrian Army as other army units warded off the terrorists attack in Southern Idlib.
The Syrian army troops carried out a military operation against a major command center of Tahrir al-Sham near Tal-e Sultan (Sultan Hill) Northwest of the military airport in Southern Idlib, battlefield sources said.
The sources noted that Tahrir al-Sham’s arm and ammunition depot was fully destroyed and a number of terrorists were killed and wounded in the Syrian army’s military operation.
Meantime, other army units also engaged in heavy clashes with the members of Tahrir al-Sham and Turkistani Islamic Part and Haras al-Din who were trying to penetrate into the Syrian army’s positions in Tal-e (Hill) al-Masitaf South of Tal al-Sultan Southeast of Idlib, inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists.
Meantime, the Syrian army’s artillery units targeted Tahrir al-Sham’s military positions in near al-Tamaneh and al-Zuka in Northern Hama, killing a number of terrorists.