Hama Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: clashes took place between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham and the factions in the areas of Qebbat al-Kurdi and the Rabyeh in the countryside of Taldurra west of Salamiyah city in the eastern countryside of Hama, where Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham and the factions are carrying out an attack against the regime forces’ sites in the area, accompanied by exchange of shelling and targeting, and preliminary information about casualties in the ranks of both parties.
In the same context, several brigades and battalions of the Islamic Movement of Ahrar Al-Sham and Jund Al-Sham have announced their merger under the name “Jaysh Hama” (Hama Army), and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights received a copy of a statement issued by them, it states:
” After the advice of several sheikhs and dignitaries of Hama, -with ALLAH’s help- Jaysh Hama is formed of the following battalions and brigades:
- Battalions from the Abdullah Azzam Brigade (Ahrar Al-Sham)
- Battalions from the al-Iman Brigade (Ahrar Al-Sham)
- Usud al-Harb Battalion (Ahrar Al-Sham)
- Ahl al-Bayt Brigade (Ahrar Al-Sham)
- Usud al-Islam Brigade Artillery and Infantry (Jund Al-Sham)
- al-Majd Brigade (Ajnad al-Sham)
The Emir and Sharia man of the army the Sheikh Abu Tahir al-Hamwi
Military man of the Army the brother Abu Badr Al-Hijazi
The manager of the army the brother Abu Abd Al-Ghani al Hamwi
And we declare our sower of allegiance to Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham
Under the command of the dear brother Abu Jaber Al-Shaikh
And we call on all factions and battalions to be one hand and unit their ranks.”
Deir Ezzor Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Warplanes carried out three raids on places in the village of al-Mesrab in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor, killing 4 persons including a woman in addition to wounding several other people, while warplanes believed to belong to the International Coalition bombed places in al-Senaúh area and al-Hezam al-Akhdar area in al-Bokamal city in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, no information about casualties so far.
Al-Raqqah province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 3 children of one family and 2 of them are brothers, they were killed in a landmine explosion while they were trying to get out of Al-Raqqah city.