Syria in Last 24 Hours: Fierce Infighting Erupts among Terrorists in Aleppo’s Afrin, Leaves Heavy Casualties
Local sources reported that Jeish al-Islam terrorists and militants of Ahrar al-Sharqieh heavily clashed near Kaveh al-Hadad in Afrin in Western Aleppo.
“Fierce clashes left many terrorists dead and many others wounded form both sides. Meantime, several civilians were also killed in the infighting between the two terrorist groups,” the sources said.
The local sources noted that the clashes took place over the deployment of the militants in the region, while the militants’ so-called Police Forces were sent to the region to put an end to the clashes.
Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over the past 24 hours.
Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army’s operations in provinces across Syria.
Heavy clashes erupted among terrorists of Jeish al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sharqiyeh in Afrin region in Western Aleppo, leaving a large number of militants dead and many more injured from both sides.
Jeish al-Islam terrorists and militants of Ahrar al-Sharqieh heavily clashed near Kaveh al-Hadad in Afrin in Western Aleppo, local sources reported.
The sources noted that fierce clashes left many terrorists dead and many others wounded form both sides. Meantime, several civilians were also killed in the infighting between the two terrorist groups.
“The clashes took place over the deployment of the militants in the region, while the militants’ so-called Police Forces were sent to the region to put an end to the clashes,” the local sources said.
In a relevant development on Sunday, Ankara-backed terrorists engaged in fresh round of clashes in the towns of Azaz and Afrin in Northern and Northwestern Aleppo.
Gunmen of Liwa al-Shamal and their rival terrorists known as Police Forces, both backed up by the Turkish army, engaged in heavy fighting in the town of Azaz in Northern Aleppo.
The infighting came after the Police Forces arrested 2 Liwa al-Shamal militants.
The infighting inflicted several casualties on both sides.
Local sources, meantime, said that al-Shamiyah Front sent its gunmen from Afrin to Azaz following the infighting.
Other sources in Afrin reported that militants of Sultan Murad clashed fiercely with other rival militants in the village of Kafr Janah in Afrin, adding that several terrorists were killed and at least 10 more were wounded in the infighting between the two Ankara-backed militant groups.
A Kurdish politician said US efforts to prevent the Turkish army attacks on the Kurds would lead to nowhere.
“The stances adopted by the US-led coalition forces in Syria may not deter Turkey’s aggressions on regions located in Eastern Euphrates,” member of the executive body of Syrian Democratic Alliance Talat Youness said on Wednesday.
The politician reiterated that the US measures to prevent Turkey’s attacks are in vain.
Youness’ remarks came as the US and Kurdish forces patrolled Syria’s regions bordering Turkey, including Hasaka and Aleppo.
Meantime, the Turkish army’s troops launched mortar attacks on Tal Jeyhan village in Torbeh Sibeh region East of Qameshli.
The Turkish army troops also attacked al-Mahta district of Ra’as al-Ain border town in Hasaka province.
Over 30 members of Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) terrorists and pro-militant White Helmets Organization have been arrested after information leaked about the transfer of chemical weapons cargoes by the militants in Idlib province.
The Arabic-language website of Sputnik quoted unnamed sources as disclosing that Tahrir al-Sham and Jeish al-Izzah terrorists arrested 29 of their own members and also 5 members of the White Helmets, accusing them of involvement in disclosing information about chemical weapons and poisonous gases, including their storage locations and transfer of them to new locations.
Tahrir al-Sham and Jeish al-Izzah set up a joint committee 3 days ago to investigate and find those behind the leak of chemical information.