Abu Hazifah Homsi, a key Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) commander was killed in a remote-controlled explosion in Idlib province, field sources reported on Sunday.
The sources reported that Abu Hazifah Homsi, a notorious Al-Nusra commander, was killed after a remote-controlled bomb went off in his vehicle on a road connecting the town of Ariha to the village of al-Mastoumah in Southern Idlib.
The sources further said that two of Homsi’s aids were also killed in the blast.
Local sources said on Monday that Hamad Bin Hamid al-Shayesh, a commander of Idlib Free Army affiliated to the Free Syrian Army, was killed by unknown assailants’ gun fire near the town of Hazano in Northern Idlib.
In the meantime, the Al-Nusra Front engaged in heavy fighting with the rival group of Jeish al-Ahrar in the village of Shalakh North of the town of Taftnaz in Northeastern Idlib, inflicting several casualties on both warring sides.
Also, a group of Al-Nusra terrorists stormed position of Nouralddeen al-Zinki in the village of Deir Hassaan in Northern Idlib.