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Conflict Incident Report
IS and Nusra clash in Aarsal outskirts after militant abducted
On 25 May 15, media allegedly reported clashes erupted in the outskirts of the northeastern border town of Aarsal between the Islamic State and al-Nusra Front groups. The fighting broke out after the IS shot a man identified as Ahmed Seifeddine in the town before abducting him to its mountainous outskirts. The abductee goes by the nickname Al-Silis and is a member of al-Nusra Front. The two groups have been clashing in the town's outskirts for months now.