Islam Army Attacks Rival Group in Douma, Dozens Killed, Arrested

Ummah Army apprehended following allegations of misconduct

Islam Army fighters have stormed strongholds of rival group the Ummah Army in Douma city, killing and arresting most of its fighters in a sudden attack early Sunday, according to a statement posted online.


Zahran Alloush, Commander of Islam Army and Unified Command of Eastern Ghouta, accused fighters of the Ummah Army of drug abuse, blasphemy and carrying out assaults against jihadists in the rebel-held city of Douma.


The statement said all bases of the Ummah Army have been turned over to rebel control with no further information on the fate of Abu Subhi Taha, commander of the Ummah Army.


Translated and edited by The Syrian Observer


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