Unidentified gunmen assassinate commander in Tahrir al-Sham, west of Aleppo • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Unidentified gunmen assassinate commander in Tahrir al-Sham, west of Aleppo

SOHR sources have confirmed this evening the assassination of a commander in HTS who was in charge of the security forces in western countryside of Aleppo, by shooting at him on Al Atareb-Al Sahara road in western countryside of Aleppo.

The number of people who have been killed in the countryside of Idlib, Aleppo, Hama and Latakia since the 26th of April 2018, since the security chaos escalated in the province, has risen to 627. They were assassinated by bomb attacks, IED detonations, gunfire, abductions and then killing and throwing the bodies in remote areas. The fatalities were distributed as follows:

  • A fighter in Turkistan Islamic Party
  • The wife of an Uzbek commander and another child was with her
  • The attorney-general of the Ministry of Justice of the “Salvation Government”
  • 179 civilians, including 22 children and 18 women
  • 380 fighters of Syrian nationality belong to Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, al-Sham Corps, the Islamic Movement of Ahrar al-Sham, Jaysh al-Izza, and other factions operating in Idlib.
  • 68 fighters of Somali, Uzbek, Asian, Gulf, Jordanian, Turkish and Caucasian nationalities.

Meanwhile, the assassination attempts have injured tens of people with varying severity.

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