Over the last week unknown attackers have assassinated four foreign preachers from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in Idlib, raising the already high level of tension between HTS and other militant group in the area.
On Wednesday, Sep 20th, the attackers killed Abu Salman al-Maghribi and Abu Yahya al-Tunisi in the city of Idlib. The death of the two preachers was confirmed by HTS militants on social media.
Last Friday, another HTS preacher, Saraqa al-Maki, was shot in Idlib after the sermon. Yet another preacher, Abu Mohammad al-Jazrawi was killed in Seraqab.