Turkey played role in al-Nusra training, jihadists jailed

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Jihadists captured by the Syrian military in the vicinity of Aleppo claimed that Turkey had participated in the formation of the terrorist group Front al-Nusra, specifying their accusations, reports Sputinik.

The Syrian government army captured two jihadists of Syrian origin near Aleppo, who said that the Turks had forced them to enlist in the Al-Nusra Front.

One of them, Mahmoud al-Nadjim, said that initially a detachment of the Free Syrian Army had been formed in his city. As soon as the al-Nusra Front appeared in the region, clashes broke out between them and the radicals.

He and his parents decided to flee to Turkey, but he was arrested by the Turkish police. The prisoner claims that the latter forced him to join al-Nosra.

Forced to wage war for $ 100 balance

“They said that if I do not work for themselves and if I do not make war in the ranks of the al-Nusra Front, they will kill or arrest my family … And that for a balance of 100 dollars”, explained the terrorist to the Syrian military.

According to him, the Turks placed his parents in a refugee camp where “they are held hostage”.

“They said that as long as I work with the Al-Nusra Front, my family is safe,” he said, adding that the group’s supplies came from Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

Jihadists pound Aleppo to hate Russians

Having become a machine gunner, Nadjim who waged war all over Syria explained why the jihadists shelled Aleppo .

“Our commander said that this will cause hatred of the Russian and Syrian soldiers among civilians.”

Enlisted for lack of means of subsistence

Another prisoner, Houssein Abdul Aziz, from the city of Dayr Hafir, said that his family could not support themselves while the jihadists recruited men and paid them.

“I signed up. Then I belonged to several groups belonging to the al-Nusra Front, ”he said during the interrogation.

He added that Afghan and Pakistani detachments were present in Syria.


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