The explosion in Damascus affected seven civilians, clashes between Dzhebhat Tahrir Surya and Tahrir ash-Sham resumed in Aleppo, the SAA storming the Douma. 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
Russian Aero Space Forces: they attacked An-Nusra in Idlib and Hama.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and allied forces: fired on militant positions in Homs, Aleppo and Dar’a, with the support of the Russian Aerospace Forces attacked “Tahrir ash-Sham” in Idlib and Hama, began storming the Douma.
“Islamic State” 1: announced an attack on the position of the SAA in Deir ez-Zor.
Tahrir ash-Sham: fought with Dzhebhat Tahrir Suriya in Aleppo.
“Dzhebhat Tahrir Surya”: bears the loss in Aleppo.
“Jaish al-Islam”: opened fire on the Gumkoridor in Eastern Ghouta.
Kurds: deployed reinforcements to Al-Saur.
International Coalition: strengthens its position in the Conoco area.
Province of Damascus.
The news agency Al-Amsar wrote that an explosion had thundered in the Syrian capital. The IED was detonated near the Al-Hans Mosque. As a result of the incident, one civilian in Damascus died, six more civilians were injured.
ISIS-controlled information agency Al-Amak reported that skirmishes between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the terrorists of the Islamic State stationed in the Yarmuk refugee camp were recorded south of the Syrian capital.
A military source reported on his page on the social network Twitter (@ andrevasiliev80) that in the Dzhobar district of Eastern Guta, another militant tunnel was found.
A small group of radicals, “Jaish al-Islam”, who did not leave the Douma, opened fire on a humanitarian corridor in the vicinity of Harasta. This was written by the military Telegram channel (@ C_Military1). In response, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) began an intensive bombardment of the strongholds of radical Islamists, a source on the social network Twitter (@jisrtv) reported. In addition, representatives of government forces made a new proposal for a peaceful settlement of the conflict. Militants, who had previously agreed to surrender their positions, refused to leave the settlement. According to the Muraselon news agency, the SAA began to storm the Douma from the south-west side.
A local source told Telegram (@ emaannewscenter1) that Turkey opened a checkpoint between Hatay and Syrian Afrin. Recall, the Turkish armed forces and Ankara-controlled groups of the radical opposition seized this area of Aleppo province from the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) conducted artillery shelling of strongholds of illegal armed formations in the Zeitran and Jazraya settlements in the south of the region. He wrote about this on his page on the social network Twitter (@ 24Aleppo).
In the west of Aleppo, battles between Dzhebhat Tahrir Surya and Tahrir ash-Sham resumed. According to the information agency Fars News, the militants of An-Nusra have destroyed two enemy armored vehicles. Both sides of an armed conflict suffer losses in manpower.
Province of Homs.
In the northern part of the province of Homs, firefights between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and radical opposition groups were again recorded. A military source wrote on the Telegram network (@ NRVR11) that east of the settlement of Teir Maal there were battles between the government forces of the SAR and the Syrian Free Army (SFA). Also, exchanges of fire between the army of Bashar al-Assad and illegal armed groups were observed in the vicinity of the settlements of Kafr Lyakh, Al-Farhania, Tallbis, Marimin and Kurmus. This was reported by a source on the social network Twitter (@jisrtv).
Recall, the province of Homs is included in the de-escalation zone of the Syrian conflict. However, the truce established in the region is violated by the radical Islamists “Dzhebhat an-Nusra” 1 and allied groups based in the vicinity of Ar-Rastan.
Province of Deir ez-Zor.
Information agency DeirEzzor 24 broadcast on its page on the social network Twitter (@ DeirEzzor24) that the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) had deployed reinforcements to the settlement of Al-Saur.
At the same time, a local source wrote to Telegram (@SAPorganization) that a convoy of the international coalition had arrived at the Conoco field. Soldiers of the US-led alliance began to strengthen their positions in the area.
The Islamic State-controlled news agency Al-Amaq reported an ISIS attack on the strongholds of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the vicinity of Abu Kemal. There were no official news of clashes between IS1 and government forces. Earlier it was reported that the terror groups of the Islamic State (ISIS), which were still hiding in the territories of Deir ez-Zor that had been seized by the Democratic forces of Syria (SDF), became noticeably more active and launched attacks on the CAA positions.
The Syrian Human Rights Monitoring Center (SOHR) wrote that members of illegal armed groups opened mortar fire on the positions of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) near the airport of Dar Dar and peaceful quarters of the provincial capital. In retaliation, SAR government troops began shelling Islamist locations in the Al-Balad area. In addition, the soldiers of the army of Bashar al-Assad made artillery strikes against the positions of the radicals in the settlements of Dail and An-Naim.
The Russian Armed Forces of the Russian Federation attacked the locations of the radical Islamists “Dzhebhat an-Nusra” in the south of Idlib province. A military telegram channel (@ Syrianow10) reported that Russian aviation beat the positions of An-Nusra in the vicinity of the settlements of Hubeit and Abedin.
A military source wrote in the Telegram network (@ Syrianow10) that the government forces of the SAR under the cover of Russian aviation were shelling fortified militants “Tahrir ash-Sham” in the vicinity of Hubeyta. The SAR army also attacked the locations of radical Islamists in the area of the village of Al-Farudzha. This was reported by a local source in his microblog on the social network Twitter (@MasarPressNet).
Province of Hama.
In the northern part of the province of Hama, the operation of the Russian Aerospace Forces and the SAA against the Dzhebhat an-Nusra operation continued. A military source wrote in the Telegram network (@ emaannewscenter1) that the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) was shelling the positions of “Tahrir ash-Sham” near the village of Az-Zakyat. On the eve, the SAA took control of several settlements in the region.
In addition, the army of Bashar Assad attacked the location of militants of radical groups in the south of the region. A local source reported on his page on the social network Twitter (@AleppoTodayTV) that government forces of the SAR fired on fortifications of militants near the village of Kirbaty. At the same time, the military Telegram channel (@ Syrianow10) wrote about clashes between the SAA and the rebels in the vicinity of the settlements of Akrab and Telif.
The convoy of the Turkish Armed Forces arrived in the settlements of Murek, Kafr Zeta, Lahai, and Sayad province of Hama. This was reported by the local Telegram channel (@ Syrianow10).
On the Syrian-Iraqi border, the Iraqi army and Hashd al-Shaabi militia continued a military campaign to detect and eliminate ISIS’s “sleeping cells”. The Iraqi News news agency reported that four militants of the Islamic State were neutralized in the city of Al-Qaim. Also, the fighters of government troops destroyed several shelters of the ISIS.
Also, gunfights between the Iraqi army and the ISIS were noted north-east of Baakuba. The Iraqi News news agency reported that three ISIS terrorists were eliminated as a result of an armed clash.
A mass grave of ISIS victims was found south of Mosul. According to Iraqi News, the remains of 56 victims of terrorist torture were found in a mass grave.