DAMASCUS, SYRIA (3:25 P.M.) – An uncontrollable upsurge of assassinations sweeps through the jihadi-held Idlib province as more surrendered rebel fighters from north Homs and southern Damascus arrive at the country’s north.
Today, two rebel fighters were killed, and two others wounded when a roadside bomb hit their vehicle on a road outside Maarrat Masrin town, located in the northern countryside of Idlib.
The four militants, according to local source, belong to the FSA-affiliated Jaysh al-Nasser.
Up to 20 militants, who belong to different rebel groups, have been assassinated in the past 48 hours by IEDs, car bombs of gunfire.
Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, the biggest jihadi group in the province, announced it has captured ‘an active cell’ involved in planting IEDs on behalf of the Syrian government.