Ahmed Hussein al-Shar’a, known by the nom de guerre Abu Mohammad al-Julani, head of the Tahrir al-Sham terrorist organization in Syria , the successor of the ‘al-Nusra Front’, was treated in a southern Turkey hospital after an explosion in Syria, according to a report by the Russian agency Sputnik in the Turkish language.
Al-Nusra is the al-Qaeda branch in Syria. al-Julani, was reportedly seriously injured in an explosion in Indlib, Syria, on Monday evening. He has suffered injuries on his head, according to a source from the state hospital in Antakia (ancient Antioch), who spoke to Sputnik on the condition of anonymity.
He said he had to undergo urgent surgery and is now in the intensive care unit.
Abu Mohammad al-Julani, was pegged by the US State Department in May 2013 as “a particularly dangerous global terrorist“.