Two pro-Turkish militants of the Front for National Liberation were killed in Aleppo. A mine exploded in a civilian’s house in Idlib. The SDF warlord died in Deir ez-Zor. This is reported by a military source of the Federal News Agency (FAN) in Syria, Ahmad Marzouk (Ahmad Marzouq).
Briefly about the outcome of the confrontation:
Syrian Air Force: Jihadism in Idlib has been hit by locations.
Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and allied forces: repulses attacks by radicals in the south of Idlib and the northwestern front of Hama.
“Islamic State1”: allegedly lost one militant in Deir ez-Zor.
Hayat Tahrir ash-Sham: launched a counteroffensive on the position of the SAA in Hama.
Kurds: liquidated ISIS1 militants in Deir ez-Zor, suspected of organizing an attack on a patrol of pro-Turkish militants in the north of Aleppo.
“Dzhebhat al-Watania lil Tahrir” (“Front for National Liberation”): reiterates its military successes in the north-west of Hama, lost two militants in Aleppo.
International Coalition: supported the Kurdish detachment during the raid in Deir ez-Zor.
Province of Damascus.
New data have been received on the victims of the morning explosion of a car bomb in the provincial capital Damascus. The woman, who, along with her son, was injured in an explosion and was taken to hospital, died from her wounds, according to the Telegram-channel NORS. The news agency 7 Al Press reports that the car exploded belonged to Talib Ibrahim, a political analyst who has appeared on Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya TV channels with assessments of the processes taking place in Syria since the beginning of the civil conflict in 2011. The lost woman is his wife. At the time of the explosion, he himself was not in the car.
According to the Twitter channel Halab Today TV, in the north of the province, on the road between the city of Al-Bab and Ar-Rai, two militants of the Jabbat al-Watania lil Tahrir (Front for National Liberation) were killed. The attack was carried out on an ambush patrol, so far none of the factions claimed responsibility for the attack, the most likely organizer is the YPG Kurdish self-defense units leading a guerrilla war with pro-Turkish militants and sabotage on territories under their control.
Province of Deir ez-Zor.
In the city of Khadzhin, the field commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Bassam al-Khatir (known under the pseudonym Abu Khalid) died on the spot in the Al-Shakhta quarter as a result of a bomb blast, as reported by Twitter Euphrates Post. Later, the channels controlled by the SDF and pro-Kurdish sources distributed a video that shows how the SDF squad drove through the entire city the body of an insurgent involved, as the Kurds said, to the explosion in Hadzhin and participation in the ISIS’s “sleeping cell” terrorist activity in the province. The campaign of intimidation of the population was apparently aimed at residents of the city, who, according to Kurdish troops, can hide accomplices of the deceased.
The source reports that, in addition, two civilians were arrested in the city of Dyban during SDF raids conducted jointly with the coalition forces.
According to the news portal Step News Agency, the Syrian army is currently shelling the positions of the radicals deployed on the outskirts of the village of Al-Amika in the area of the Al-Gab plateau. Data on casualties among militants.
In the city of Serakib, a civilian died as a result of a mine explosion in his own house, as reported by the news portal Masar Press Net. A woman and a child were injured. The details of the incident and how the anti-personnel mine turned out to be in the dwelling are still being clarified.
Province of Hama.
Militants of the Hayat Tahrir ash-Sham alliance launched a new attack on the SAA positions in the north-western part of Hama. According to Al Masdar military source, Tahrir ash-Sham, their allies, supported by Turkey, Jaish Al-Izza, launched a powerful attack on the Syrian army near the city of Al-Khuwaiz. Currently, the Syrian Arab Army of the SAA and the jihadists are fighting.
Militants of the “National Liberation Front” reiterate that they allegedly destroyed about 30 SAA fighters in the area of the An-Nadaf checkpoint, as reported by the NORS Telegram channel. This statement has not yet been confirmed by any official media.