Jan 23, 2019, 8:59 AM
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Syrian army kills Ajnad al-Kavkaz ringleader

Tehran, Jan 23, IRNA – Ringleader of the terrorist group 'Ajnad al-Kavkaz' (Soldiers of the Caucasus) was killed by the Syrian armed forces, Russian media reported.

Ajnad al-Kavkaz is a Chechen-led rebel group active in northern Syria, primarily in the mountainous, forested areas of northern Latakia Governorate.

Abu Al-Bara al-Kavkazi was killed in a conflict with Syrian forces in Abu al-Duhur front on Tuesday night, Sputnik quoted local sources as saying.

The local sources added that Al-Bara al-Kavkazi was first transferred to a medical center in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib Province.

The terrorist ringleader had participated in Idlib battles with Tahrir al-Sham.

He played major role in facilitating armed forces transfer from Central Asia and Caucasus through Turkish borders to join Ajnad al-Kavkaz.

He also gave logistic and arm aids to Ajnad al-Kavkaz terrorist group.

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