Al-Nusra Islamists Seize Military Camp in Northwestern Syria: Reports

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Member of al Qaeda's Nusra FrontAl-Nusra Front with the help of another militant group, Jund al-Aqsa, have taken control over the Wadi Deif military camp in northwestern Syria.

MOSCOW, December 15 (Sputnik) — Al-Qaeda affiliated al-Nusra Front and militant group Jund al-Aqsa have seized the Wadi Deif military camp in northwestern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Monday in a statement.”Al-Nusra Front supported by Jund al-Aqsa organization took control over the military camp of Wadi al-Deif and its vicinity in the countryside of Maarret al-Nu’man [Maarrat al-Numaan] City after violent attack started yesterday morning,” the statement reads.

 

The Islamists’ victory leaves part of Ildib province bordering Turkey under the terrorists’ control.Earlier, various media sources reported that extremists are entering Syria via Turkey. However, Turkish authorities denied that this was possible.

Wadi Deif, like the Hamadiyah base close to it, has been seized by rebels several times before, though Syrian forces managed to break its…

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