Civilians died as a result of the IS1 terrorist attack in the Manbij area in Aleppo. The IS militants refused to accept the Kurdish ultimatum in Deir ez-Zor. The head of SDF intelligence was killed by unknown persons in Raqqa, according to a military source of the Federal News Agency (FAN) in Syria, Ahmad Marzouq (Ahmad Marzouq).
Briefly on the outcome of the confrontation:
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and allied forces: found a cache of Islamists south of Damascus; destroyed the militants headquarters in North Hama; fought with militants in the south of Idlib.
Syrian Free Army (SSA): lost three Islamists while attempting to neutralize IEDs in Jarablus in northeastern Aleppo.
“Islamic State” 1: Suspected of attacking the Kurdish checkpoints in the southeast of Deir ez-Zor; organized an explosion near Manbij in northeastern Aleppo.
Jaish Al-Ahrar: She lost one of the militants, attempting to attack the SAA in the north of Hama.
The Kurds: set an ultimatum to terrorists in the southeast of Deir ez-Zor; lost the head of the SDF intelligence as a result of an attack by unknowns in Raqqa.
International Coalition: conducted reconnaissance flights over the city of At-Tabka in Rakka; resumed bombing in Deir ez-Zor.
United States: accused of evacuating IS terrorists from Al-Ezba settlement in Deir ez-Zor.
Province of Damascus:
During a survey of the territories cleared of Islamists by the armed opposition in the spring of last year south of the capital, the engineering units of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) managed to find a caches of weapons of militants hidden in one of the underground passages. According to the SANA News news agency, the cache was located near the settlement of Yadla, which came under the control of government forces in May. As is known, the staff of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the warring parties managed to reach a peace agreement with the radicals, after which they were taken to the north-west of the Syrian Arab Republic (SAR). It was noted that, among other things, there were US missiles in the storage facility.
On the line of demarcation of the forces of the SAR and the militants of the armed opposition, skirmishes were again observed in the past 24 hours. As the Twitter channel (Step_Agency) reported, jihadists struck Shugaydil village, which prompted the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) to open fire on militant dislocation zones near the city of Al-Zeitan. Data on the losses of the parties in manpower or military equipment has not yet been reported.
In the north-east of the region, an explosion occurred in the city of Jarablus. According to the Internet portal Halab Today TV, it detonated a motorcycle that the Islamists of the “Syrian Free Army” (SSA) tried to demine. The explosion led to the death of at least three militants of the formation. It is assumed that the bomb could have been set by Kurdish radicals engaged in underground activities in the zones of control of pro-Turkish forces.
In the afternoon, it became known about the terrorist attack near Manbij. According to a military source on Twitter (AzadiRojava), a suicide bomber activated an IED in a car. There were reports of the death of three American soldiers patrolling these territories. Nevertheless, in the evening, Colonel US Armed Forces Sean Ryan made a refutation, stating that none of the US soldiers was hurt, while seven civilians and one SDF fighter were killed. Responsibility for the organization of the explosion took the militants “Islamic State”.
Province of Deir-ez-Zor:
Al Masdar News reported that the Democratic Forces of Syria (SDF) delivered an ultimatum to the terrorists of the Islamic State, still holding positions in the Baguz-Faukani area. Until noon, the militants got time to think, however, after this period expired, they again refused to capitulate. Later, the coalition Air Force resumed airstrikes in the province. Recall that the area of 700 square meters remains under the control of the IS radicals.
In the meantime, attacks by unknown militants continued in the Kurdish areas of Deir ez-Zor. According to a military source on Twitter (DeirEzzor24), the stronghold of the “democratic army” near the city of Abu Hardub, located in the south-eastern part of the province, was attacked. No casualties of Kurdish troops in manpower or military equipment were reported. The alleged organizers of the attack are the jihadists of the underground cells of the terrorist group IS.
In the afternoon, American helicopters were spotted in the region. They landed near the village of Al-Ezba. Local activists have noted that the US military took on board a number of people, allegedly terrorists.
There are reports that during the evacuation of civilians who managed to escape from
There are reports that during the evacuation of civilians who managed to escape from the occupied ISIS1 areas, about 100 women and children died in the SDF refugee camps due to lack of water, food and medicine. This was reported by the Twitter channel (NuNurlanax).
In the southern part of the province, armed clashes between government forces and the forces of Islamist gangs were again recorded. A military source on Twitter (Salah_Addin_) reported that the Islamists of the Hayat Tahrir Ash-Sham terrorist coalition led by Djebhat An-Nusroy 1 initiated the clashes. Militants hit Abu al-Hudah’s grenade launchers at the village, after which the SAA troops were forced to fire back. Military objects of Islamists near the city of Khan-Sheikhun, as well as near the settlements of Serakib and Tel-Manis, were under fire, as reported by the Internet portal Masar Press Agency. Later, clashes were recorded in the west of Idlib near the border with Latakia.
It has been reported that the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in the settlements occupied by jihadists. According to the Twitter channel (Ben_Jonson_1985), the Dzhebhat An-Nusra terrorists are robbing the population, robbing the residents of their last resort money and food.
In the first half of the day, the planes of the Air Force of the international coalition made several reconnaissance missions over the city of At-Tabka, which is located in the south-west from the administrative center of the region. No information on the results of the operation has been reported. According to the news portal Step News Agency, the flights were conducted in order to detect the “sleeping cells” of the “Islamic State”.
Later, data were received on the murder of one of the high-ranking members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the city of Raqqa. A military source on Twitter (ahmadalissa) claimed that unknown persons had shot the head of Kurdish intelligence. The organization of the attack is suspected of local Arab tribes who disagree with the occupation of the SDF and the coalition.
Province of Hama:
In the north of the province, clashes between Islamist anti-government forces and ATS forces continued throughout the day. According to a military source on Twitter (dimpenewscom), gunmen fired on Mharda’s year. In addition, the Islamists controlled by Tahrir Al-Sham, the Jaish Al-Ahrar group, resorted to attacking the positions of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), using the so-called special forces-ingimasi. As a result of an armed confrontation, one of the militants was killed. In turn, government troops retaliated against Islamist strongholds around the town of Kafr Zeta, which led to the destruction of their headquarters, passed on the Twitter channel (SanaAjel). It was noted that before striking, the SAA sent reconnaissance drones to clarify locations of jihadist military sites.