Death toll soars as militants infighting in northern Syria enters 2nd week
A week has passed since an all-out war broke between three major jihadi groups in northern Syria, foreshadowing a shift in the jihadi-controlled areas.
The Hayyat Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) extremist group that dominated the Idlib province, start losing its momentum as early-formed rebel alliance begin to storm its positions in different areas across the governorate.
The so-called “Jabhat Tahrir Soria”, the new rebel alliance that includes the Ahrar Al-Sham, Nur Aldeen Al-zinki movement and Sugor Al-Sham managed to drive HTS militants out from 5 areas in Idlib, recently.
With 7 days of the infighting between HTS and “Jabhat Tahrir Soria” militants, more than 156 fighters were killed, 94 belong to HTS as 62 to the other alliance, as 200 injured from both sides, Syrian observatory cited on Monday.