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ISIS Syria

Captures town from rival opposition

19 Sep, 2013

ISIS fighters seize the northern town of Azaz near the Turkish border from Free Syrian Army forces, causing confusion among the ranks of the opposition. FSA spokesman Loay al-Mikdad says the group took the town from Assad regime forces in self-defence and questions why ISIS are storming an area that is already ‘liberated’:

They said they came to defend the Syrian people. Now they have turned their guns away from fighting the regime to fighting the Syrian people.