Clashes returns to the western countryside of Aleppo between two of the major factions operating in the area • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Clashes returns to the western countryside of Aleppo between two of the major factions operating in the area

Clashes renewed between the Movement of Nur al-Din al-Zenki against Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in areas in the western countryside of Aleppo, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned the clashes renewed between both parties in the vicinity of Taqad town, after an attack by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham it started by artillery shelling targeting the town and sites of Nur al-Din al-Zenki Movement, and no information about casualties so far.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday Tuesday that Tension prevails in the western countryside of Aleppo, following fire shooting at demonstrators from Al-Atareb town, in which a bloody massacre took place, leaving tens of people were killed and injured, and in the details obtained by the SOHR from reliable sources, the people of Al-Atareb town went out in a demonstration near a checkpoint in the outskirts of the town in order to prevent a convoy of Hayaat Tahrir Al-Sham from moving towards clash areas against Noor Al-Din Al-Zenky, and asked them to stop and return back because they won’t allow them to pass, but a member of Hayaat Tahrir Al-Sham opened fire at the people of the town, leaving 3 demonstrators injured, according to cross sources, which angered the people of the town.

Also a woman was killed and her children were injured when a shell fell, cross sources said its source is Hayaat Tahrir Al-Sham during their attack in Awajeal area in the western countryside of Aleppo, rising to at least 5, the number of martyrs, who were killed since the fighting began on the 7th of November 2017, including a woman and 2 children, while calm prevails cautiously along with tension on the areas of contact between Noor Al-Din Al-Zenky Movement and Hayaat Tahrir Al-Sham in the fighting square in the western countryside of Aleppo. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday that it learned that the violent clashes renewed in areas in the vicinity of the Regiment 111 in al-Sheikh Sulaiman area and in the vicinity of the towns and villages of Ewijel, Tadil, Kafrnaha and Taqad in the western countryside of Aleppo, between Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham against Nur al-Din al-Zanki Movement, accompanied by the exchange of targeting between both parties, but no information about casualties, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the clashes erupted after what was confirmed by intersected sources for the Observatory that Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham is the one who started attacking, and these clashes came after a calm ion the western countryside of Aleppo for about 24 hours in the contact areas between both parties.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 4 citizens including two brother children, as a result of the exchange of shelling between al-Zenki and Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham and the fighting between the both parties in areas in the western countryside of Aleppo, and the number of casualties of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham who were killed in this fighting, has increased to 19 members at least including an Egyptian judge, while 6 fighters at least of Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement were killed during 6 days of the violent fighting and the attacks were distributed in the areas of Taqad, Al-Ibizmu, Khan al-Asal, Urum al-Kubrah, Kafr Naha, Uwayjil, Al-Sahara, Sadiyeh, Arab Fatumah, Darat Izza, Tadil, the Regiment 111 in Sheikh Salman and Jam’eyyat Al-Kahrabaa in the western countryside of Aleppo, and the fighting between the both parties turned into hit-and-run clashes, and counter attacks between Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham against Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement, in which the movement includes fighters most of them are from the western countryside of Aleppo, which strengthens it against the attacks of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham.