Turkey is creating a security system in northern Syria, the SAA has pushed terrorists away in Idlib, the Russian military police will deploy observation posts in Hasakah. This was reported by a military source of the Federal News Agency (FAN) in Syria Ahmad Marzouq.
Briefly about the results of the confrontation:
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and allied forces: fought fierce battles with terrorists in southern Idlib and in Latakia, opposed militants in Aleppo, drove terrorists out of Ijaz and other villages captured the day before, expanding their presence in northeastern Syria.
AeroSpace Forces of the Russian Federation: supported the actions of the SAA in the south of Idlib.
The military police of the Russian Federation: deployed a patrol headquarters in the city of Amuda in Hasakah, create strongholds in the north of Hasakah.
The Turkish army and allied forces: suffered losses as a result of the terrorist attack in the city of Tell Khalaf, took measures against new Kurdish terrorist attacks in northern Syria, creating a system of checkpoints in the security zone.
Islamic State1 (IS1, ISIS1): allegedly attacked the pro-Iranian militia in Deir ez-Zor.
“Hayat Tahrir al-Sham”: opposed the SAA in Idlib and Latakia, fired on Aleppo, killed civilians in southern Idlib.
Kurdish armed formations: came under fire in Al-Buseyr.
International Coalition: sent reinforcements to the occupying forces in Zaevfratie.
Israel: preparing for a large-scale attack on Syria.
A powerful explosion thundered in the province of Damascus. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the purpose of the explosion was “one of the most important laboratories” in Syria, located in the city of Zakia. Presumably, a terrorist attack occurred, but there is no details about the explosion at the moment, as well as information about the victims.
Government forces resumed strikes on the fortifications of the terrorists of Khayyat Tahrir al-Sham and the Islamic Party of Turkestan in northern Latakia. According to a Turkish source on Twitter (@huseyinbozan), fierce fighting is again taking place on the outskirts of the village of Kaban.
Terrorists of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham fired on residential areas in the city of Aleppo. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), during the armed clashes that broke out on the outskirts of Aleppo, areas of Al-Hamdaniya and Al-Jadid were fired upon by militants. At the same time, the main fights were in the areas of Dahiyat al-Assad and Al-Rashidin.
Deir ez-Zor Province
Two unknown fighters opened fire on a Kurdish fighter in the city of Al-Buseyra. Recall that part of Al-Busheira was previously captured by unidentified armed people who ousted pro-American Kurdish militants from there. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a former member of the Islamic State group (banned in the Russian Federation), who transferred to the pro-American SDF, was seriously injured.
Meanwhile, another US convoy crossed the Syrian border on Sunday and went to help the occupying forces in Zaevfrat, where US troops seized control of oil and gas fields in the province of Deir ez-Zor. According to Baladi News agency sources, a convoy of 20 trucks arrived from Iraq and proceeded through the city of Hasakah. The convoy consists of military equipment, cross-country vehicles and oil tankers. The American convoy unhindered headed south to Al-Shaddadi, where the American base is located.
Unknown militants, allegedly terrorists of the Islamic State group, made a sudden raid on the position of the pro-Iranian Afghan militia Liva Fatimiyyun in the province of Deir ez-Zor. It is known that the attack occurred late at night in the area of the city of Meyadin. As eyewitnesses told Step News, the battle lasted about an hour, the parties used small arms. From the pro-Iranian forces, two fighters were killed, at least seven more were injured (according to other sources, more than 15 Afghan fighters were killed).
Government forces managed to regain all the positions lost during yesterday’s large-scale attack by the Khayyat Tahrir al-Sham militants and allied groups in the south of Idlib province. According to a source on Twitter (@Electro_Media), during the counterattack, dozens of terrorists were killed by a part of the SAA and captured the Jebhat al-Nusra1 militant tank (a terrorist group is banned in the Russian Federation).
A fierce clash between the SAA and the terrorists in the south of Idlib continues, the ground units of the Syrian army are supported by the Syrian Air Force helicopters and Russian aviation. It became known that the Russian Air Force for the first time in a long time attacked the positions of terrorists on the outskirts of the city of Idlib. Numerous air strikes by the Russian Air Force on terrorist positions in southern Idlib were also reported.
The Turkish army is creating a system of checkpoints in cities and on highways to hamper the actions of Kurdish terrorists in the security zone in the provinces of Raqqa and Hasakah.
According to an official Turkish military source on Twitter (@tcsavunma), a series of terrorist attacks in northern Syria, which affected many pro-Turkish fighters and civilians, forced the Turkish army to proceed with the formation of a more reliable security system. It is designed to block the movement of Kurdish militants associated with the terrorist Kurdistan Workers Party and ensure the safety of civilians.
The Turkish Ministry of Defense accused the Kurdistan Workers Party and related groups in Syria of supporting the remnants of the ISIS formations. The corresponding statement in Turkish and English was posted on the official website of the Turkish military department on Twitter (@tcsavunma). Turkey claims that the help of Kurdish terrorists is a decisive factor due to which ISIS continues to exist in Syria. The statement said that Turkey is the only NATO country which troops opposed ISIS terrorists on the battlefield.
A major terrorist attack with a large number of victims occurred at a security checkpoint in Hasakah province, in the city of Tell Halaf. A source on Twitter (@HarbiehNadie) reports deaths among Turkish army personnel, the same information is distributed by the official Syrian news agency SANA.
Meanwhile, the Russian military police stationed its headquarters in the city of Amouda, in the immediate vicinity of the Turkish border, reports (@HarbiehNadie). Also, Kurdish sources on Twitter (@RojavaNetwork) report that the Russian military has begun to create a new observation post in northern Syria. The strong point will be located in the city of Darbasia; It is assumed that Russian troops will be deployed there in the coming days.
Also, the Turkish army began to create new military bases in northern Syria, in the zone of the military operation “Source of Peace”. In order to better protect the Turkish forces and civilians in the security zone, the Turkish military creates strongholds in the villages of Anik al-Hawa, Khirbet-Jammu, Mahmoudiya in the area of the city of Abu Rasin, and near the village of Tell Attash in the region of Ras Al Ain, Step News reports.
SAA is also expanding its presence in northeastern Syria – according to a source on Twitter (@ 200_zoka), government forces took control of new sections of the Hasakah-Aleppo highway, and entered the village of As-Susa. Also, parts of the Syrian army were located in the granary area near Ras al Ain, a Syrian source (@SyriawatanNews) reports. A Kurdish Twitter source (@RojavaNetwork) notes that SAA forces entered Suvaif and Najia settlements near Ras al Ain.
Al Quneitra Province.
It became known that the new Israeli Minister of Defense, Naftali Bennett, insisted on a large-scale attack on Syria in response to missile launches – allegedly from Syrian territory. A Twitter source (@NeriZilber) claims this was announced in a statement by a war correspondent working for the Israel Defense Forces radio. It is reported that the proposal for a massive attack on Syria was made ten days ago. Bennett was supported by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but the command of the Israeli armed forces opposed the plan of attack.