In the suburbs of Damascus, Syrian troops managed to repel militant attempts to gain a foothold in the area of the Mezze air base. Successful operation was carried out in Eastern Gute. There, Syrian soldiers managed to destroy a rocket launcher and five SUVs equipped with large-caliber machine guns. In addition, the Syrian military took control of the communications center.
The special operation continues in the province of Aleppo. There, with support from the air, the Syrian army beat off a section of the road from terrorists, which made it possible to unblock the largest Syrian city. According to the Syrian news agency SANAIn the region of Aleppo, Syrian government troops attacked the so-called “Islamic State” terrorists, killing several dozen militants and disabling their military equipment in the Al-Sheikh Ahmad - Tel-Ahmad sector.
From a report by representatives of the Syrian army, referred to by SANA (on the progress of operations in the province of Hama):
In the north of the province of Hama, in the areas of Latmin, Al-Lyahaya, Mork and Al-Bana, SAR air forces attacked the clusters and shelters of militants Jaish Al-Fatah and Dzhebhat An-Nusrah, which suffered great damage in manpower and equipment.
Great success was achieved in the province of Latakaya, where in several areas at once it was possible to suppress the last pockets of resistance of terrorists. Thus, the strategically important height of Jebal Al-Ferk, as well as the road fork in the Beit Abu Risha area, were taken under full control of the SAR Supreme Court. Sappers conduct a sweep of the area laid by terrorists mines and improvised explosive devices.