Fighting between Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham against al-Zenki Movement in the west of Aleppo enters the 6th day and kills about 30 citizens and fighters and about 15 areas affected by the fighting between them

The fighting between two of the largest factions of Aleppo enters its 6thconsecutive day, this fighting started on the 7th of November 2017, between the Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham against Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement, and the reason swings between the accusation of the first and the deny the second, about the attack on positions of the members of al-Zenki in the northern countryside of Aleppo, thus, the tension turned into clashes in the southern countryside of Aleppo, and Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement brought charges against Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham about its movement at such time and its targets, in which al-Zenki Movement accused Tahrir al-Sham of “dismantling the factions of the Free Army, the aggression against the people and their freedom, selling the infrastructure of the country, trading in the issue of the Syrian people under the pretext of “the adjudication of the law of Allah”, trading the leaders of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in its members in return for special political benefits, and al-Zenki Movement also accused Tahrir al-Sham of “lying because the body that engages in real battles, can not mobilize tens of vehicles and armored vehicles against another faction, this shows what Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham has prepared for months, by keep the attention of the public opinion with the fabricated comic battles in Hama, to make people and the soldiers forget scandals of Al-Golani and his legitimacy, and al-Zenki Movement and through a video which the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights received a copy of it, it warned “the factions not to follow the calls of Al-Golani and his legitimacy, and it also warned the non-Syrian fighters not to follow these calls, and the people of Levant love those who immigrate and support them, and that Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement will defend the liberation of the people and the soldiers have to move and fight Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, and that the main goal of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham’s project is to eradicating the Syrian revolution and handing the liberated areas over to the regime like ISIS did”

This fighting which escalated after the midnight of Saturday – Sunday, and concentrated in Taqad area and other nearby areas in the western countryside of Aleppo, as a result of an attack by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, caused more human losses of citizens and fighters, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 4 citizens including two brother children, as a result of the exchange of shelling between al-Zenki and Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham and the fighting between the both parties in areas in the western countryside of Aleppo, and the number of casualties of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham who were killed in this fighting, has increased to 19 members at least including an Egyptian judge, while 6 fighters at least of Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement were killed during 6 days of the violent fighting and the attacks were distributed in the areas of Taqad, Al-Ibizmu, Khan al-Asal, Urum al-Kubrah, Kafr Naha, Uwayjil, Al-Sahara, Sadiyeh, Arab Fatumah, Darat Izza, Tadil, the Regiment 111 in Sheikh Salman and Jam’eyyat Al-Kahrabaa in the western countryside of Aleppo.

The fighting between the both parties turned into hit-and-run clashes, and counter attacks between Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham against Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement, in which the movement includes fighters most of them are from the western countryside of Aleppo, which strengthens it against the attacks of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, which the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed that it brought great reinforcements concentrated in Atarib area near the fighting square, and the reinforcements came from Idlib province, most of which is controlled by Ahrar Al-Sham Movement.

Related Articles