At least one member of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham was killed and several other people were wounded in an IED explosion in the village of Kafr Takharim in northwestern Idlib on April 14.
— Ertuğrul Seyyah (@ErtugrulSeyyah) April 14, 2020
According to reports, the killed Hayat Tahrir al-Sham member was Abu Bark Halyabi, a local Sharia judge of the terrorist group.
The incident happened amid the growing tensions between Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and other Turkish-backed groups over the situation along the M4 highway in southern Idlib.
On April 13, Turkish forces clashed with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham supporters in the area and removed their improvised camp east of Nayarab in order to allow at least limited joint Russian-Turkish patrols agreed in the framework of the Moscow de-escalation deal.
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