Over the past day, the Syrian army, with the support of the Russian Aerospace Forces, occupied the heights around the city of Al-Karyatein and closed the ring of the encirclement of terrorists, 15 civilians of Raqqa were killed under the blows of the air force of the international coalition, 100 opposition fighters laid down weapon and surrendered to the SAA in Aleppo. It is reported by FAN with reference to Syrian sources.
In Eastern Ghouta (Damascus), the SAA and allied forces continued the offensive against the positions of anti-government formations. The artillery of the SAR army is shelling the fortified areas of the radicals in the vicinity of Jobar and Ain Tarma. Also, the Syrian army fired at the positions of the militants in the area of the city of Arbin. In the city of Arsal, located on the Syrian-Lebanese border, security forces found a warehouse of explosives of the IS group (banned in the Russian Federation).
About 100 opposition fighters laid down their arms and surrendered to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the northeast of Aleppo province. In the north of the region, SAA artillery fired at the zones of deployment of radical militants in the area of the cities of Anadan and Khayan.
The Syrian army, with the support of the Russian Aerospace Forces, surrounded the city of El-Karyatein in the province of Homs. The troops took control of most of the strategic heights around the city and began preparations to storm the IS line of defense. The artillery of the SAA is shelling the positions of the opposition militants in the area of the village of As-Saan al-Aswad, as well as in the area of the road As-Saan al-Aswad - Der Ful.
Government forces, under the cover of the Russian Aerospace Forces, advanced to the southern entrance to the city of Al-Mayadin in the province of Deir ez-Zor. Thus, the troops besiege the city from three sides, pushing the IS terrorists back to its northern border. In the east of Deir ez-Zor province, fighting was recorded between the SAA, supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces and Hezbollah units on the one hand, and IS terrorists, on the other. At the end of the day, government forces cleared the militants from the settlement of Hisham Fukani.
Soldiers of the Turkish army conduct reconnaissance operations in the province of Idlib. The reconnaissance is being carried out in preparation for the introduction of a larger force to oversee the ceasefire in Idlib.
In the administrative center of Raqqa province, fighting continued between IS and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Clashes between opponents were noted in the area of the city stadium. In the area of the city cemetery, fighters of the Kurdish militia killed 17 terrorists and seized a large amount of weapons and ammunition. SDF fighters evacuated 155 civilians from areas of rakqa, where fierce fighting is taking place. Air Force of the Western Coalition. The Western Coalition Air Force launched a series of attacks on residential areas of the city of Raqqa. As a result of the bombing, 15 civilians were killed.
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