Yesterday’s casualties: 99 | Infighting between JAN and Division 13 continues. 11 casualties reported | RuAF airstrikes on as-Sukhnah killed 7 | 18 casualties in northern Aleppo IS-opposition battles
The fighting between JAN reinforced by Jund al-Aqsa and Division 13 in Ma’arat al-Nu’man and other locations in Idlib Governorate during the night caused a total of 7 Division 13 and 4 JAN casualties. The number of prisoners from Division 13 that were taken prisoner by JAN has reached in excess of 40. Amongst the weapons and supplies taken by JAN were some US-supplied TOW missile launchers. Local family members of Division 13 fighters protested against JAN, demanding they leave Ma’arat al-Nu’man.
Deir ez-Zor Governorate:
IS shelling of SAA-held locations in Deir ez-Zor caused the death of 3 individuals.
An IS vehicle was targeted by an unmanned aircraft (apparently belonging to the International Coalition) in eastern Raqqah. The two IS members inside the car were killed.
- International Coalition airstrikes near Manbij caused the death of 2 individuals.
- Clashes between SAA and islamist opposition forces caused the death of one islamist opposition fighter in the vicinity of Bashkuy.
- Fighting breaks out between IS and opposition forces in the vicinity of Sandaf and Tilalyan, northern Aleppo Governorate.
- NDF and Kurdish forces in Qamishli clash after a dispute between the two sides over the control of a military position in Khirbat al-Amo, just southeast of Qamishli. One Kurdish fighter injured.
- SAA-loyal forces clash with Asayish (Kurdish homeland security) in Hasakah.
Fighting continues in these areas:
Doudyan – Aleppo Governorate: IS vs opposition forces. IS carry out 2 VBIED attacks. Reports of 12 IS and 6 opposition casualties.
Markadah – Southern Hasakah Governorate: SDF vs IS
Jubb al-Ahmar – Jabal al-Akrad – Jabal Turkman – Latakia Governorate: SAA and allies under Russian supervision vs the 1st and 2nd Coastal Divisions, Ahrar ash-Sham, Ansar ash-Sham, JAN, and Turkestan Islamic Party forces. Reports of 2 SAA casualties in addition to more casualties on both sides.
Kafarnabodah – Hama Governorate: SAA vs opposition forces. SAA manage to regain control over lost territory. 6 opposition casualties yesterday and additional casualties on both sides reported today.
- Palmyra – Jazal Oil Fields: SAA vs IS. SAA advance in the vicinity. One SAA commander was killed in addition to 4 IS casualties reported.
- al-Quaryatayn: SAA vs IS. Reports of an IS VBIED attack causing some SAA casualties.
al-Baghiliyah – Deir ez-Zor Governorate: SAA vs IS. Reports of one SAA casualty.
Marj as-Sultan Vicinity – Damascus Governorate: SAA vs islamist opposition and JAN forces.
Yesterday’s casualties according to www.syriahr.com: