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BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:30 P.M.) – Earlier today, infighting broke out between Turkey-led militant factions of the Euphrates Shield operations room in northern Aleppo. The clashes have so far resulted in nearly a dozen dead and wounded among the ranks of Turkish-backed mercenaries.

At the time the clashes were being reported, it was still not clear why Turkey-led militias in northern Aleppo – hitherto well unified under Turkish Army command – had engaged in clashes with one another.

However, according to sources, the reason for the infighting is competition for control of market assets throughout rebel-controlled northern Aleppo.

Reports say that one of the most lucrative profit mechanisms in northern Aleppo is the control of border crossing points where taxes and tolls are imposed on traders who transit goods to and from different regions in Syria ruled by other polities.

This explanation co-insides perfectly with the clashes that took place today since it was Free Syrian Army-linked rebels who attempted to seize border crossing points held by the Shamiah Front Islamist faction near Kurdish PYD-run territory.

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Yep! Can’t run a war without feeding and paying the troops.
As the SAA and allies push these rebel groups into smaller territories and in proximity to each other the begin to fight each other for turf. Like rats in a cage that have been abandoned by the lab techs and are not being fed, the strongest survive by eating the weaker ones.

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This is yet more evidence that the terrorists of all ‘moderation ‘ are no more than gangs of thugs commanded by ‘wannabe’ warlords who have been used by the USA,Israel, NATO ,KSA etc to create anarchy and chaos in Syria and Iraq.

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Typical dogfight while the prey is scarcing, nothing to worry about.
Calm down everyone please.