While travelling from Aleppo to Idlib | HTS arrests member of the “Syrian National Coalition” in Darat Izza
Aleppo Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: reliable sources have reported that members of Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham stationed at the checkpoint of Darat Izza in western Aleppo arrested a person from Kafr Zita town in the northern countryside of Hama, while travelling from Aleppo to Idlib. It is worth noting that the arrested person is a member of the “National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces”, while the reasons behind his arrest remains unknown.
Last night, SOHR activists reported gunfire in Idlib city between a person believed to belonging to ISIS cells and a group of the police and HTS security services in the area of Share’ Al-Thalatheen. The clashes resulted in the serious injury to a civilian who was passing by the area, while several members of the police and HTS security services were also injured, amid confirmed reports of the death of one of these members. It is worth noting that the prosecuted person was also killed.
As more fatalities were documented, the number of people who have been killed in the countryside of Idlib, Aleppo, Hama, and Latakia since the 26th of April 2018, the start date of the security chaos to be escalated in these provinces, rose to 753. 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
- 227 civilians, including 24 children and 23 women
- 441 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
- 80 fighters of Somali, Uzbek, Asian, Gulf, Jordanian, Turkish and Caucasian nationalities.
Meanwhile, the assassination attempts have injured tens of people with varying severity.