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Security crackdown on jihadist organization “Huraa al-Din” | HTS arrests six people in Idlib province

Idlib province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:

HTS continues its security campaign against the jihadist organization “Huraa al-Din” in Idlib province, where reliable sources have told the Syrian Observatory that “Tahrir al-Sham” also arrested two people of the group in the town of Kelley in northern countryside of Idlib. Also, a Chechen woman was arrested in the city of Idlib, as well as the arrest of a former leader of “Huraa al-Din” this morning in Deir Hassan in northern Idlib, bringing the number of those arrested during the day to six people, including a woman.

SOHR activists just said that the HTS’ security services arrested two jihadists of the “Huras al-Din” jihadist organization. The arrest took place in the town of Armanaz in Idlib countryside, as part of the ongoing HTS campaigns against the organization in Idlib province.

On February 20, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored a security alert by HTS in the city of Idlib, and some areas located in countryside of Jisr al-Shughour, west of Idlib. According to Syrian Observatory sources, “Tahrir al-Sham” arrested at least ten jihadists, mostly of non-Syrian nationalities belonging to al-Qaeda-linked “Huras al-Din” organization.

According to Syrian Observatory sources, the arrests were made after raiding the homes of some of them, while others were arrested by the checkpoints deployed by “Tahrir al-Sham” in the city of Idlib and its surroundings and western countryside of Idlib.

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