BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:30 P.M.) – A Turkish-backed militant was assassinated in the Idlib Governorate over the weekend, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported.
Citing local sources, the SOHR reported that a member of the Turkish-backed Free Idlib Army from the town of Al-Mawzarah was shot dead by an unknown assailant in Idlib city.
According to SOHR, the security situation in the militant-held regions of the Idlib Governorate are deteriorating, especially in the areas controlled by Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS).
“SOHR sources reported earlier this morning that as security situation was deteriorating in areas under the control of Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham and the factions in Idlib province and surrounding countryside,” they said, adding that “Syrian Observatory activists documented the death of two displaced young men from Khattab village in the northern countryside of Hama, in uncertain circumstances. The victims’ bodies were found in a farmland near Kafr Nouran village in the western countryside of Aleppo with marks of gun shoots on them. No information has been reported about the perpetrators so far.”