BEIRUT Turkey-backed Syrian rebel groups explained they clashed on Sunday with federal government forces near a metropolis captured past week from the Islamic State (IS) group in northern Syria, the second these confrontation in that area in current months.
There was no fast comment from the Syrian army.
A statement from the rebel Cost-free Syrian Army (FSA) introduced on Sunday night explained the clash experienced taken spot south of the metropolis of al-Bab near the town of Tadef, which federal government forces took from IS on Sunday. A rebel fighter with an FSA group in the area explained the incident took spot on Sunday night.
The Turkey-backed FSA rebels and Syrian federal government forces are fighting IS in independent campaigns in the region northeast of Aleppo. Russia, which backs the Syrian federal government, intervened to halt a prior these clash before this thirty day period.
(Writing by Tom Perry Modifying by Catherine Evans)