What did the Islamic Front Plunder from FSA Weapons Depot?

BackgroundThe Ahrar al Sham Connection to Previous RaidsOn 06 December 2013 the Islamic Front , a recently formed Islamist alliance of several large groups that cooperate with al Qaeda in Syria, has driven Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces out of bases at Babisqa and a warehouse at the Bab al-Hawa border crossing into Turkey. [1] This attack was preceded by a similar take-over during November 2013 when the warehouse and its FSA commanders were taken over by the al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq (Islamic State of Iraq and Sham ISIS). [2] An Ahrar al Sham commander known as Abu Al Nur is said to have led the operation.[3]  Photo (above): A rare look at a Syrian rebel weapons storehouse http://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-rare-glimpse-of-a-syrian-rebel-weapons-storehouse/BabisqaBabisqa and the warehouses at Bab al-Hawat was a principal depot for Syrian opposition forces.[4]  The Supreme Military Council (SMC) was responsible for…

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