The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Following raids | Armed clashes erupt between H-T-S and “Hayy-at Thae-ron” in Afrin

Aleppo province: SOHR activists have monitored the eruption of clashes within “Olive Branch” area between members of “Hayyat Thaeron” on one hand and members of HTS’ General Security Service on the other hand, in Sariya village in Ma’batly district in Afrin countryside north western of Aleppo, leaving several people injured.

This comes after a campaign of arrests by HTS members, led by “Abo Abdullah Al-Iraqi” in Sariya village, against civilians, in addition to stealing properties in the village.

Earlier today, SOHR activists reported that During the past few days, members of a patrol of the General Security Service of Hayyat Tahrir Al-Sham arrested four civilians from Kafr Mazzah in Sharan district of Afrin countryside, north-west of Aleppo. Two men were arrested for “dealing with Al-Jabha Al-Shamiyyah faction,” while the charge against the others remained unknown.

On Sunday, members of Al-Hamza faction kidnapped a civilian from Afrin and took him to Basuta village in Shirawa district in order to collect a ransom from his family.