The regime forces try to advance east Maarrat al-Nu’man, and more than 275 airstrikes target “Putin – Erdogan” area today
Violent clashes have been taking place this evening, between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them and between the rebel and jihadi factions, in the southeastern countryside of Maarrat al-Nu’man.
The regime forces and loyalists are trying to control new areas and reach Maarrat al-Nu’man city and control the international highway of Aleppo-Damascus.
In the same context, the regime forces are trying to advance in Talmenes town from Jarjanaz area in the east and Marshourin area in the south, where they are now less than 3 km away from Maarrat al-Nu’man city and the international highway.
In the past hours the regime forces advanced and took control of 4 villages in the area: Deir Sharqi, Deir Gharbi, Marshmarin, and Marata in addition to other locations in the area, while violent clashes continue between both parties in Ikthar al-Bithar area in the western countryside of Aleppo, and in areas east of Saraqib town in the eastern countryside of Idlib.
Also, regime’s warplanes and helicopters continue to target the towns of Idlib and Aleppo, also the Russian warplanes bombarded al-Ghadfah town and its surroundings in the eastern countryside of Idlib.
Meanwhile, regime jets executed 129 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.
Russian jets renewed targeting places in the area bringing the number of today’s airstrikes to 66, 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.
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.
Also the number of barrel bombs dropped by regime helicopters during this day rose to 82, 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.