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Claims about Abu Saleh Tahhan rejoining Ahrar al-Sham are fake

  Tuesday 13th June 2017

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Social media accounts and pages shared yesterday news claim Hayyet Tahrir al-Sham commander Abu Saleh Tahhan defected and joined Ahrar with a large sector of his fighters.

Verify-Sy contacted official Ahrar al-Sham military media chairman Mohammad Abdul and he denied such claims confirming no HTS fighter or commander joined Ahrar al-Sham recently.

Abu Saleh Tahhan used to be considered high-rank Ahrar al-Sham commander before defecting to “Hayyet Tahrir al-Sham” which was formed in late February in 2017.