Syria rebels try to end infighting near Turkish border

October 3, 2013 8:05 PM

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Syria rebels try to end infighting near Turkish border

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Six powerful Syrian rebel groups on Thursday demanded al Qaeda-linked militants and rival insurgents end clashes that have escalated infighting in a strategic northern border area.

The al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) seized Azaz, about 5 km (3 miles) from the frontier with Turkey, last month and has repeatedly clashed with the local Northern Storm brigade since then.

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