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9 Rebel groups form 'Jaysh al-Tawhid' in Northern Homs

Local | 2015-05-06 00:00:00
9 Rebel groups form 'Jaysh al-Tawhid' in Northern Homs

9 Rebel groups active in northern countryside of Homs province have merged in one armed group called it Jaysh al-Tawhid, according to video statement.

The newly alliance backed by Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham fighters  on Tuesday had launched a surprise attack on Syrian army posts near Jbourin and Kafrnan, pro-Bashar al-Assad villages, north of Homs,  leaving 20 troops dead, activists said.

Rebels took control of four checkpoints were used as bases for mortar and missile launchers on rebel-held areas.

Meanwhile, the aerial and ground bombardment has targeted towns of al-Ghajer, al-Hola, al-Saen, Talbiseh and al-Ghanto.
14 people have been killed in Talbiseh town on Tuesday by army shelling, medics told Zaman al-Wasl.

Syria's four-year-old war has killed more than 220,000 people and forced millions out of their homes. 
Zaman Al Wasl
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