Video: Hundreds killed, injured, or imprisoned in FSA clashes over loot in Afrin
Violent clashes took place in today’s afternoon between Ahrar al-Sharqiya and Hamza Division, both of whom belong to the Turkish-sponsored Free Syrian Army after disagreements over the division of spoils from the city of Afrin.
During the violence, high-ranking commander of Ahrar al-Sharqiya Abu Saqr al-Qadissiya was killed.
Ahrar al-Sharqiya was able to imprison 200 militants from Hamza Division in retaliation for the assassination of their commander according to activists.
أسرى فرقة الحمزة لدى تجمع احرار الشرقية في عفرين حسب الكثير من صفحات التواصل..!! pic.twitter.com/cZ2nzvJ2sB
— Ahmad Hasan-Official (@ahmad_hasan67) March 25, 2018
The city of Al-Bab in Aleppo’s northern countryside witnessed an expansion of those tensions between the two groups as several civilians were killed and injured during the infighting.
All checkpoints and bases belonging to the FSA in Aleppo northeastern and eastern countrysides are on high alert as fears heighten regarding the expansion of the infighting.
Some rebel sources suggest that an agreement has been reached between the two regarding the bloody conflict.