Turkestan Islamic Party and Islamist opposition forces launched an attack against SAA locations in the vicinity of Maan. The attack managed to break through 3 separate SAA blockades causing some SAA casualties as 20 islamist opposition and Turkestan Islamic Party fighters were killed.Read More »
IS shelling of SAA-held neighborhood in Deir ez-Zor including al-Jorah neighborhood caused the death of 5 and injured more than 14 others. The number of casualties is expected to rise due to the severity of the injuries caused in addition to 3 more unconfirmed casualties.
SAA carry out raids in neighborhoods under their control to enlist any men between the ages of 18 and 45 in order to strengthen their numbers in the area.
JAN, Caucasian islamist forces, and the 16th Division launched approximately 100 rockets and artillery shells on Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood, a predominantly Kurdish neighborhood in northern Aleppo, causing the death of 9 and wounding 26 others while additional individuals remain under the rubble, yet to be rescued.Read More »
IS launched a renewed offensive effort against SAA forces on the supply road between Ithriyah and Khanaser. The IS fighters attacked the supply road and route 42 from three different directions and caused the death of 15 SAA soldiers as they advanced in the vicinity of Sheikh Hallal, west of Ithriyah. SAA regained control over the area later in the day and traffic on the road resumed in a regular fashion.
Electricity returns to the majority of Aleppo neighborhoods as power plants in the vicinity are reactivated. Water supply to the city is expected to arrive tomorrow.
Under Red Crescent supervision, water will be pumped to Aleppo for the first time in the past three months as the water treatment plant in Ain al-Baida will be reactivated. The water intake in al-Khafsah will be pumped to Ain al-Baida and from there through al-Bab to Suleiman al-Halabi water treatment facility inside Aleppo. This arrangement allows for both Islamic State controlled al-Bab and divided Aleppo access to fresh water.
100 opposition fighters entered Syria from Turkey after finishing the US-led training program. The fighters were equipped with weapons and vehicles provided by the United States. These fighters were reportedly headed towards IS-opposition battlefields in northern Aleppo Governorate.
Airstrikes targeting IS-held locations near Manbij caused the death of 3 individuals and the death of some livestock.
18 members of Jabhat Thuwar Souriya (Syria Revolutionaries Front) were killed by at least one VBIED attack on the village of al-Ishah, 17 km south of Quneitra. The number of casualties is expected to rise due to the severe injuries inflicted.
Reports of 14 men and one woman executed by IS in the village of Hammam Turkman, currently back under SDF control. The 15 were executed after being charged with “not cooperating with the Islamic State” and “assisting the Kurdish forces in taking Hammam Turkman in an earlier time”.Read More »
5 young children were killed by an IS landmine that exploded near Qabasin, a village 44 km northeast of Aleppo.
Supply trucks made their way on the Ithriyah – Khanaser – Aleppo supply road after the SAA and allies managed to regain control over and secure the area, thus bringing the IS attack initiated on the 22/02/2016 to an end.
Clashes between SDF and IS forces in the countryside of Kobani, northeastern Aleppo Governorate, caused the death of 2 IS fighters in addition to reports of more casualties on both sides.
Fighting in Tishrin Dam between SDF and IS forces caused the death of 3 SDF fighters.