Syria: Tens of FSA-Linked Terrorists Killed in Clashes with ISIL in Dara’a
The sources said that militants of Jeish Khaled, affiliated to the ISIL, stormed the positions of Liwa Shohada al-Horiyeh and Ferqah al-Haq affiliated to the FSA in Hawz Yarmouk and managed to take control of Tal (hill) Majmou and the towns of Saham al-Joulan, Tasil, Adwan and Jalin.
Over 50 fighters from Liwa Shohada al-Horiyeh and Ferqah al-Haq were also killed in the clashes, added the sources.
Al-massdar said that 70 militants from both sides were killed in the infighting in Dara’a but most of them were from the two FSA-linked terrorist groups.
Sources privy to the terrorist groups in Southern Syria disclosed on Wednesday that vice-chairman of the delegation sent by an FSA-affiliated group to the first round of Astana talks has been killed in a bomb blast North-East Dara’a.
Tallal al-Khalaf, the Vice-Chairman of the tribal delegation and military representative of Jeish al-Ahrar Tribes – a branch of the FSA – to the Astana talks on Syria, was killed in a booby-trap explosion as he was driving his car from Jadal to al-Shayah in al-Lejah region.
Three of al-Khalaf’s aides were also killed in the terror attack.
Al-Khalaf was the commander of the Tribes branch and deputy commander of Jeish al-Ahrar terrorist group that operates under the FSA.
No one has thus far claimed responsibility for the attack.