The Assad forces frees three settlements in southern Idlib from jihadist gangs. An explosion in Azaz in the north of Aleppo killed eight people, another 20 were injured. Kurdish militants released 50 ISIS terrorists in Raqqa.
Briefly about the results of the confrontation
In the Russian Federation: in conjunction with the Air Space Force, Syria is conducting trials in the basilica of militants in the south-eastern part of Aleppo and in Idlib.
Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Allied Forces: liberated the Al-Gadf settlement in southern Idlib from radical gangs, the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham jihadist ammunition depot was blown up in Aleppo.
“Jebhat al-Watania Lil-Tahrir”: striking from artillery MLRS at the shelters of the Syrian army in Latakia.
Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham: retreats to Maaret-en-Numan in Idlib, in the Aleppo area, fired at Al-Zahra, which led to the collapse of buildings and civilian casualties.
International Coalition: Patrols in Northeast Hasakah.
Turkish army and allied forces: in the north of Hasakah, exchange blows with SDF militants.
Kurdish armed groups released 50 ISIS terrorists in Raqqah, in Hasakah they exchanged blows with pro-Turkish forces near Ras al-Ain.
In the northeast of Latakia, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed military operations against the jihadists of the Union of Islamic Parties of Turkestan coalition. According to the media resources of the Jebhat al-Wataniya Lil-Tahrir militants, several soldiers were injured during clashes with radical army units in the Al-Hadad embassy. Official media do not confirm the loss of the army.
In the south-east of the province, military operations continue against the militant units of Tahrir al-Sham. According to the Baladi Network agency, the Russian Air Force aviation flew to the area of the village of Darat-Izza, where precision strikes were carried out on the line of defense of the radicals.
According to RIA Novosti, one person was killed and four more were injured in the Aleppo Az-Zahra region, where a building collapsed as a result of shelling by terrorists. Two more are missing. Ambulance and rescue teams arrived at the crash site.
According to the Syrian state news agency SANA, servicemen destroyed the munitions ammunition depot near the village of Bakatin and attacked their headquarters in the village of Leramun. SANA sources later reported that the Syrian army selected jihadists from the settlements of Khan-Tuman, Al-Karassi and Tel al-Safir.
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Eight people, another 20 were injured. According to the Sputnik news agency, miniature cars suspect militants of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), who regularly carry out sabotage against pro-Turkish forces in the north of Aleppo, often with the threat of mined vehicles.
Deir ez-Zor Province.
A member of the self-named Kurdish Asayesh militia was invited to the army of Al Omar, located in the eastern part of the city, in Deir ez-Zor, at the Deir Ezzor 24. The attack on Kurdish militants was carried out by two unidentified armed guns with silencers. Having shot at the place of the militant, the attackers are hidden from the crime scene on a motorcycle. Kurdish militants suspect members of the Islamic State’s “sleeping cells” are behind the attack. Previous terrorist attacks have already been committed in the area of the oil and gas field.
On December 29, they fired rocket shells at the outskirts of the military base of the international coalition. The helicopter landing site came under fire, staff housing and the military headquarters were not injured among the military personnel.
In the south, the Syrian army continues to advance into the territory of jihadists. In the afternoon, after a series of battles with terrorists of the Khayyat Tahrir al-Sham alliance, a unit of the Syrian army established control over the settlements of al-Gadf, Maar Shamsh and Tel Man. As the publication Al Masdar points out, after the Syrian army continued its offensive towards the former Wadi Deyf military base. Having occupied it, the army will be able to advance to the borders of the key city of Maaret en Numan.
The militants of the Jebhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir group issued a statement on their media resource that during a clash near the settlement of Tel Manas and Al-Baras, they managed to kill several Syrian army soldiers and allied militia fighters.
The Russian Air Force aviation continues to work in southern Idlib together with the Syrian Air Force as part of Operation Dawn in Idlib and launched a series of targeted strikes in the area of Khan al-Asal, Sulum and Maar-Nad villages, where it dropped bombs on the fortifications of jihadists Khayyat Tahrir al- Sham ”, as reported by Halab Today media resource. Fortified areas of jihadists near the villages of Kafr Betih and Benin were also targeted by air strikes.
According to news portal Alk Habour 21, in the city of Raqqa, Kurdish militants released 50 prisoners on bail from tribal sheikhs. All of them are from the Islamic State terrorists. Earlier, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made a statement that Moscow intends to conduct a thorough check of the incoming information that Kurdish radicals are releasing ISIS terrorists who are kept in their prisons and camps for ransom. Later, the SDF press center issued a statement stating that not a single terrorist had left his place of detention.
As the agency Rojava Network reports, in the north of the province, in the area of the village of Al-Kantari and the international highway M-4, a convoy of reinforcements of Russian military police was sent. Earlier, a convoy of material and technical reinforcements was sent to the area of the city of Ain Issy for the units of the Syrian army, which took positions in the north of the province. The convoy included 25 trucks and armored vehicles.
According to Alk Habour 21 media resource, a US-led international coalition patrol was seen in the vicinity of Tel Tamr while patrolling the route along the M-4 international route to the Rumeilan oil and gas fields in the northeast of the province. Later, there were reports that another convoy of reinforcements was spotted on the way to an American military base near the village of Tel Baidar, where US forces are expanding their presence. Later, an American patrol was spotted at the Rumeilan oil and gas fields.
After an unsuccessful attempt to penetrate the defense lines of pro-Turkish detachments at Tel Tamr, Kurdish militants retreated to the settlement of Al-Assad. As the news agency Rojava Network reports, the parties exchanged rocket and artillery attacks.