The Security Service of Ukraine has arrested one of the leaders of the al-Nusra Front, a Sunni Islamic jihadist militia fighting against Syrian Government forces in the Syrian Civil War. It was reported by the press center of Security Service. It is also noted that this man was included in the international wanted list.
"A citizen of one of the former republics of the Soviet Union in 2013 - 2014 years took part in the Syrian military conflict. In 2015, action he led the Jamaat of international terrorist organization "Al-Nusra Front," according to the statement.
Shevchenko district court of Kyiv foreigner it to take a measure of restraint - arrest under extradition. The prosecution services has already initiated the extradition proceedings.
Recalling, al-Nusra Front is the Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda, also operating in Lebanon.