Falak al-Sham group of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) accused the Jund al-Aqsa jihadists of “hostile and provocative actions” in relation to the moderate opposition formations in the Northern Province of Hama.
In the statement issued, Falak al-Sham claimed that the Islamists captured several members of the group, stealing their weapons and equipment. In addition, the commanders of Falak al-Sham accused Jund al-Aqsa of setting up the positions in the rear of the moderate groups to prepare for the attack.
Falak al-Sham also demanded of Jund al-Aqsa to free the militants and return the weaponry captured, and called upon Jabhat Fateh al-Sham group, which includes Jund al-Aqsa, to prevent the aggressive actions.
It’s not the first time of Jund al-Aqsa attacks igniting a conflict among the militants. In this October, Ahrar al-Sham and a number of other groups opposed Jund al-Aqsa which forced the jihadists to join Jabhat Fateh al-Sham so that to obtain its protection. Besides, in December, Jund al-Aqsa claimed responsibility for attacking a bus convoy intended to evacuate civilians from the villages of Al Fu’ah and Kafarya.