TENSIONS BETWEEN TURKEY-BACKED FACTIONS IN NORTHERN ALEPPO

Rebel fighters gather in an artillery academy of Aleppo

Tensions soared between Ahrar al Sham Movement and Ahfad Salahalddin in northern town of Qabasin over a personal dispute.

Both Ahrar al Sham and he Kurdish Ahfad Salahalddin are backed by Turkey.

Local activists said that militants of the Islamist movement of Ahrar al Sham stormed the Kurdish-controlled town in order to arrest its leader. The reason of this tension was sparked when a Kurdish fighters insulted the leadership of Ahrar.

 

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