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Heavy infighting between rebel groups as Syrian govt takes control of Hama

More than 13 Syrian rebel groups belonging to the FSA released a statement ‘declaring war’ against Jund al-Aqsa

Heavy infighting broke out between the Ahrar al-Sham and Jund al-Aqsa rebel groups in the Hama countryside, as the Syrian government gained control of key strategic areas in the northeastern province of Idlib. 

Jund al-Aqsa, a US-designated terrorist organisation, launched a series of attacks against the Salafist Ahrar al-Sham opposition group as fighting continues between a coalition of Syrian rebels and the Assad government.

In response to the infighting, more than 13 Syrian rebel groups belonging to the Free Syrian Army released a statement condemning Jund al-Aqsa’s attacks against Ahrar al-Sham and “declaring war” against the group.

Ahrar al-Sham described Jund al-Aqsa in a statement as being a “surrogate” of the Islamic State (IS) group, saying that its fight against the group…

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