The fighting expands between Al-Zenki and Tahrir Al-Sham to areas in Idlib province and Tahrir Al-Sham is involved in the battles
The SOHR monitored the expansion of battles taking place in the western part of Aleppo countryside between Hayaat Tahrir Al-Sham against Noor Al-Din Al-Zenki Movement to reach the province of Idlib, where violent clashes are taking places in Ariha area and the city of Ma’rat Al-Numan and areas in Jebel Al-Zawiyah between the Islamic Movement of Ahrar Al-Sham, a main pillar of Tahrir Syria Front, against Hayaat Tahrir Al-sham, amid brining reinforcement and mobilization by both parties in the area, and each party seeks to advance at the expense of the other so as to end the presence of the other party in the area, and there is information about an advancement by Hyaat Tahrir Al-Sham in Ariha and Wady Al-Daif, and no information about human losses until the moment. The clashes are also concentrated in the western countryside of Aleppo between Noor Al-Din Al-Zinky Movement on one hand and Tahrir Al-Sham on the other in places in villages and areas of Awijal, Toqad, Tadel, Rehab, in the western countryside of Aleppo, amid an exchange of targeting between both parties, while the area of Toqad has been shelled heavily by Hayaat Tahrir Al-Sham, and there is information about injuries resulted from the shelling.
These clashes came in the wake of tension between Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham against Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement, which pushed the latter to unite with the Islamic Movement of Ahrar Al-Sham under the new name “Hayyaat Tahrir Syria”, and the sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that this union aims to block any military action by Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham against Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement, after the tensions and alerts in areas of Tahrir al-Sham and the contact areas with Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday, Saturday, that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored tension in the western countryside of Aleppo, between two of the largest factions operating in the area, as a result of opening fire by a patrol of Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement, on a vehicle as it did not stop at the checkpoint after the midnight of Thursday – Friday, it was revealed then that an Arab commander of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham was in the vehicle with his wife, where the commander was “the education official in the Department of Displaced Affairs” and held several military positions including the supervision of training those who joined the ranks of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, while his wife is still in a serious condition, and the sources asserted to the Syrian Observatory that the commander is Abu Ayman Al-Masri and he is Egyptian, and one of the commanders of the global Al-Qaeda.