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Security chaos prevails in FSA-controlled town of north Syria

Assassinations and attacks are on the rise in the Syrian city of al-Bab controlled by the Free Syrian Army, and the perpetrators remain unknown.
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Organized assassinations are surging in the city of al-Bab in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, targeting civilians, military, media personnel and members of the police and security forces. The city has witnessed several bombings via booby-trapped cars and motorcycles and improvised explosive devices in recent months.

Al-Bab is controlled by Syrian National Army-branded factions operating under the leadership of the Free Syrian Army (FSA). The FSA, backed by the Turkish army, seized al-Bab from the Islamic State in February 2017.

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