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Unknown Assailants Gun down Senior Al-Nusra Emir in Northwestern Syria.

Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Field sources confirmed on Saturday that Abu Yamin, a notorious security commander of Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board), was assassinated by unknown attackers in Southwestern Idlib.

The sources said that Abu Yamin, one of the security commanders of Al-Nusra, together with five of his forces were killed by unknown raiders in the village f al-Qaniyah near the town of Jisr al-Shughour.

The sources confirmed that Abu Yamin and his forces were killed by the assailants' gun fire.

Local sources confirmed last week that Osama Kharitah nom de guerre Abu Zeid al-Askari, a senior commander of Ahrar al-Sham, was killed by unknown assailants near the town of Ma'arat al-Masrin in Northern Idlib.

The sources further said that Osama was the commander of Ahrar forces in the region around the towns of Fua'a and Kafraya.

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Publication:FARS News Agency
Geographic Code:7SYRI
Date:Feb 10, 2018
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