The militants of the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group, which dominates the area, in their own way prepared for a decisive battle for the base. According to local sources, the terrorists began to withdraw their forces from a strategically important height - Mount Hass. Apparently, the militants realized their approaching collapse.
At the same time, news agencies, one way or another connected with the terrorists, report on the successes of the latter in the battles against the Syrian army, as well as building up their own forces. So, news Amak reported the capture of several government soldiers and officers.