Kurdish forces marked Navruz on the ruins of the last tent camp of the Islamic State 1, the SAA is increasing pressure on the terrorists in Idlib and Hama, pro-Turkish groups attacked the Kurds in the north of Aleppo. This is reported by a military source of the Federal News Agency (FAN) in Syria, Ahmad Marzouk (Ahmad Marzouq).
Briefly on the outcome of the confrontation:
Syrian Arab Army (SAA): delivered powerful blows to the forces of terrorists in Aleppo, Hama and Idlib.
“Syrian Free Army” (SSA): took part in strikes against Kurdish forces in Aleppo.
Hayat Tahrir ash-Sham: government troops attacked in Hama and Idlib.
Kurds: they celebrated Navruz on the ruins of the ISIS1 tent camp, were hit by pro-Turkish groups in Aleppo.
Syria results for the day on March 22 06.00: CAA smashes “An-Nusru” in Hama, the Kurds marked Navruz on the ruins of the ISIS.
Twitter sources (@ Ben_Jonson_1985) report the appearance of the Russian military police in the Manbij area, in areas under the control of Kurdish forces. It is noted that the main goal of the Russian military in the north of Aleppo will be to prevent provocations by pro-Turkish armed forces in northern Syria, which constantly threaten the Kurdish regions.
Sources on Twitter (@Step_Agency) report that Turkish troops and pro-Turkish groups of the Free Syrian Army in northern Syria launched powerful artillery strikes against Kurdish forces in the province of Aleppo. The positions of the Popular Self-Defense Forces (YPG) near the town of Ain Dakna and the area of the Minnik airport were under attack. In addition, artillery strikes against Kurdish positions were recorded in Harbil and Sheikh Issa.
Province of Homs:
On the territory of the province of Homs, the Syrian authorities detained a particularly large cargo of narcotic substances. According to a military source on Twitter (@HarbiehNadie), in the area of the city of El Quseir, which is located in the west of Homs, a car was detained in which 358 kilograms of hashish were transported and about 600 thousand Captagon tablets – a powerful stimulant.
Parts of the Syrian Arab army discovered a large cache of terrorists’ weapons in the north of Homs province, a military source told Twitter (@HarbiehNadie). Among the discovered – light and heavy machine guns, automatic rifles from different manufacturers and sniper weapons, as well as satellite communication systems. In addition, a large amount of ammunition was found. Which of the terrorist groups could belong to this weapon is not reported.
Province of Deir ez-Zor:
SAA smashes “An-Nusra” in Hama, the Kurds celebrated Navruz on the ruins of the ISIS.
The “Syrian Democratic Forces” (SDF) formations that entered the Baghuz celebrated right on the ruins of the last defensive lines of the Islamic State, the Navruz spring festival, Kurdish sources (@RojavaIC) report. It is noted that to celebrate Navruz, the Kurds kindled numerous fires on the territory of Baguz.
Not without a loss from the Kurdish side – according to sources on Twitter (@Step_Agency), three SDF security officials died in Baguz, exploding on a mine left by the ISIS. In addition, the head of the military council of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the province of Deir ez-Zor Hatem al-Busaud was shot dead today in the province. According to a local Twitter source (@ DeirEzzur24), Al Busaud was ambushed on his way to Tir village in the north of the province.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) called for an independent investigation into the massacre of civilians in Baguz, committed yesterday by international coalition forces. It is noted that as a result of the bombing of the last tent camp of the ISIS, more than 200 members of jihadist families were killed yesterday. SOHR is trying to figure out – did the coalition leadership know about the presence of a large number of civilians in Baguz when they gave the order for the bombing?
Five bodies of pro-government National Defense Forces fighters were found in the western part of Deir-ez-Zor province. According to a local source on Twitter (@ DeirEzzor24), the bodies of the militias were found with gunshot wounds in the area of the city of Al-Shmita. The attackers fled, who committed the attack, is currently unknown.
The Syrian Air Force, with the support of the Russian Aerospace Forces, attacked militant positions in Idlib. According to a source on Twitter (@HalabTodayTV), strikes were made against positions of gangs in the area of Frykka and the city of Oroda Jisr al-Shugur in the west of Idlib.
One of the army units fell under a powerful rocket and artillery shelling of militants near the town of Kafr Zita. Sources on Twitter (@SanaAjel) have reported a rocket attack by terrorists on government forces in the area of the city of Shatha.
Syrian intelligence found several dozen containers of chlorine, which are stored in one of the warehouses in Idlib, according to a military source on Twitter (@Salah_Addin_).
Meanwhile, in the city of Maaret en-Numan, there are demonstrations against the so-called “government of national salvation” created by the terrorist coalition “Hayat Tahrir ash-Sham”, which is controlled by militants of the banned Russian Federation “Dzhebhat al-Nusra” 1 and controls most of the province. Protests were made by students of the Free University Aleppo in Maaret an-Numan, they are protesting against the intention of Tahrir ash-Sham to seize part of the university buildings and reduce the training courses accordingly, a Twitter source (@HalabTodayTV) reports.
The Tahrir ash-Sham terrorists attacked the refugee camps where displaced residents of the settlements of Al-Foy and Kafraya live. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the militants attacked the camps of Al-Buaisi, Al-Dahruz and Kafriya on the Idlib-Maaret-Misrin road. No refugee casualties reported.
One of the prominent figures of national reconciliation in Syria was killed Wednesday night. According to the Nuros Research Center, unidentified gunmen shot and killed Samad Abd al-Majid al-Nassar, the leader of the pro-government militia in Dar’aa. A few months ago, Al-Majid took part in the reconciliation talks in Dar’aa with the help of representatives of the Russian military police, and later joined the pro-government militia.
Several fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were injured when their car exploded on an improvised explosive device on a road in the north of the province of Raqqa. As reported by Baladi News, the attack occurred on the road connecting the settlements of Al-Kaltai Abu Shahab. The blast killed two SDF fighters and three more were injured.
Province of Hama:
Syria results for the day on March 22 06.00: SAA smashes “An-Nusru” in Hama, the Kurds celebrated Navruz on the ruins of the ISIS.
Tank units of the Syrian Arab army attacked the positions of terrorists in the area of the village of Lahaya in the north of Hama, according to sources on Twitter (@HalabTodayTV). The same sources report a mortar strike on militant positions in the west of Hama – part of the SAA, stationed in the village of Al-Aziziyah, hit the militants near Al-Khaviz and the Beit Ras Bridge.
According to sources on Twitter (@AlwatanSy), government forces managed to prevent the terrorist attempt to covertly leave the village of Lahaya. Militants tried to go to the south, in the direction of army positions and civilian settlements.
Part of the Syrian Arab army destroyed military transport, owned by militants from the group of “Jaish al-Izz”, according to sources on Twitter (@SyriawatanNews). As reported by government units, as a result of the attack in the area of the city of Al-Latamin, at least 10 militants were killed and two more were destroyed in the north of Hama.
Province of Hasaka:
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reports a mass death among children in the Al-Hul refugee camp in Hasaka province. Recall that over 45,000 wives and children of the militants of the Islamic State were sent to Al-Hul, who surrendered to the pro-American “Democratic Forces of Syria” in Baguz. It is known that many of the children, especially the younger ones, did not endure the path. According to SOHR, 42 children have died in a crowded refugee camp over the last week due to a shortage of medicines, food, professional medical care and poor living conditions in the camp. Currently, there are about 70,000 refugees in Al-Hula – at least twice as many as the huge camp was supposed to accept initially.
A major emergency with dozens of dead occurred in Iraq – a large barge sank on the Tigris River near Mosul. According to sources on Twitter (@AlArabiya_Brk), more than 65 people died, the number of dead continues to grow. Most of the victims of the disaster are women and children. At the moment, all the circumstances of the incident are being investigated, the Iraqi Prime Minister ordered the formation of an investigation team, which should establish the causes of the disaster.