Turkish promises for Russian side | HTS kills above 25 jihadists of foreign nationalities in military raid on Jabal al-Turkman
Clashes escorted with heavy weapons have continued violently at the frontlines of Jabal al-Turkuman in north Latakkia countryside between Jond al-Sham and Jond Allah groups that include Turkish and Azerbaijani Jihadists and other independent groups of Eastern Europe on one side and HTS on the other.
Such escalations have grown in light of the military operation that was carried out by the HTS to uproot the combating organizations and to polish its image before the International society after taking off the garment of al-Qaeda. The operation was conducted based on orders of the Turkish intelligence and in light of the Turkish promises for the Russian side.
According to SOHR, the ongoing clashes for 72 hours and that coincided with intensive attacks on Jabal al-Turkman have caused severe casualties where 26 members of the HTS-backed Jihadist organizations have been killed, most of which are non-Syrians and most of them are from the former Soviet Union, Chechnya, Azerbaijan and Turkey and eight members of the HTS were killed also in addition to fall of dozens of the two sides and the death toll is expected to rise.
Yesterday, SOHR activists reported that HTS fighters captured Abu Aref hill in Jabal al-Turkman, after they had kicked out “Jund Allah” jihadi group.
On the other hand, HTS fighters captured three Chechen jihadists who refused to depart with the group of Muslim al-Shishani who reached deal with HTS, after mediation by the Turkistan Islamic Party.
A day earlier, SOHR activists reported that an agreement had been reached between Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham on one hand, and the groups of Muslim al-Shishani and Mahr al-Dein on the other hand, after mediation by the Turkistan Islamic Party. The agreement stipulated for the departure of the two jihadi groups from Jabal al-Turkman, handing over of suspects swap of prisoners between the conflicting groups.