Senior commander from Syria rebel group killed: monitor

An image grab taken from a propaganda video in 2013 by Syria's Islamist Ahrar al-Sham group shows its members taking part in a training session at an undisclosed location in SyriaA senior commander in Syria’s powerful Islamist Ahrar al-Sham rebel group was killed Saturday night in a suicide bombing in Idlib province, a monitoring group said. “Ahrar al-Sham chief of staff Majed Hussein Al Sadeq was killed with three other fighters from the group in a suicide attack against its headquarters in Binnish town,” northeast of Idlib city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Sadeq, also known as Islam Abou Hussein, was a Syrian army officer who defected to join the opposition.

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