The regime forces and loyalists controlled Marshamsha town and areas in its vicinity, and by this control, the regime became on the outskirts of Maarrat al-Nu’man city from its eastern side.
In clashes of the past 24 hours, the regime forces and loyalists controlled six towns: Talmenes, Marshamsha, Deir Sharqi, Deir Gharbi, Marshmarin, and Marata, in addition to other locations in the area.
in the same context, 40 members of the regime forces were killed during clashes and shelling since the beginning of the attacks yesterday night, also 55 fighters of including 45 of the Jihadi factions were killed in the same clashes and heavy shelling, and the death toll is expected to rise because some of them are in critical situation in addition to information about other fatalities.
At the same time, the regime forces have taken control of Aleppo-Damascus highway from the eastern side of Maarrat al-Nu’man, they also controlled by firearm several supply roads in the area, and now they became less than 2 km away from Maarrat al-Nu’man city and the international highway.
Meanwhile, the warplanes and helicopters of the regime continue to target towns of Idlib and Aleppo countryside, also the Russian warplanes bombarded the surrounding of Maarrat al-Nu’man city.
Russian jets renewed targeting places in the area bringing the number of today’s airstrikes to 72, targeting places in Al-Eis, the vicinity of Al-Kammari, Al-Zerbah, Kafr Hamrah and Anadan in Aleppo countryside, Maarrat Al-Nu’man city and countryside, Khan Al-Sabil, and other areas east of Idlib.
Also the number of barrel bombs dropped by regime helicopters during this day rose to 88, targeting places in Khalseh, Al-Humayrah, Al-Qarassi, Berneh, Zitan and Khan Tuman in the southern countryside of Aleppo, Kafr Batekh in Saraqeb countryside, Maarra Al-Nu’man city and countryside.
Meanwhile, regime jets executed 136 raids targeting Al-Eis, Al-Kammari in the southern countryside of Aleppo, Maarrat Al-Nu’man and towns and villages in its eastern countryside, and frontlines in the eastern countryside of Idlib and the western countryside of Aleppo.
Syrian Observatory activists documented the killing of a female and two children in a regime airstrike on Shannan town in the southern countryside of Idlib.