Regime forces enter the administrative border of southern rural Aleppo, and capture a village hosting Turkish military post east of Saraqeb
SOHR activists report that regime forces made new advances in eastern rural Saraqeb town, capturing Islamin, Al-Rasafa and Abu al-Khasha in addition to Tal Touqan, where a Turkish point is located. While it remains unclear whether Turkish soldiers were besieged as happened earlier with other points in Idlib and Hama.
Regime forces were also able to enter the administrative border of Aleppo governorate from the eastern rural idlib, capturing Zamar, Othmaniyeh and Jazraya south of Aleppo city.
The number of areas that have been captured by regime forces, since Friday evening 24th of this month, rose to 88, (Telmans, Ma’ar Shmasha, Dier Sharqi, Dier Gharbi, Ma’arshamarin, Ma’rata, Al-Ghadfa, Marshourin, Al-Za’alana, Al-Dana, Tal Al-Sheikh, Sawami’e, Khirbet Mzayan, Masaran, Bsida and Taqana, Babolin, Kafr Bassin, Ma’arhatat, Hamidia, Dar es Salaam, Salhiya, Kafruma, Ma’rat al-Numan, Wadi Al-Dayif, Hantotin, al-Jarada, Ruwayha, Qahiriya, Ain Halban, Tal al-Dibis, Khan al-Sobul and Ma’ardabsi, Tal Mardikh, Jobas, Hertamia, Qamhana, Abu-Jreif, Tal Khatra, Tal Mastif, Al Kana’yes, Karsian, Hish, Kafrmazda, Jabala, Mouqa, Amoudia, Armanya, Kafrbatikh, Dadikh, Luf, Anqrati, Jobas, Sinan, Zakar, Tarnaba, Al Nayrab, Mardikh, Tal Mardikh, Kaddor and Ruwayha, the abandoned battalion, Al balaysa, Al-wasta, Kuweires, Tal Al-Aghar, Al-Mushirfa, Tawil Al Halib, Al Raqim, Jdaydet Al Khatra, Barissa, Al Hamamat, Tal Al-Sultan, Um Sharshouh, Al-Khashakish, Tal Ibrahim, Jabal al-Taweel, Sheikh Idris, Baja’as, Al Rayyan, Tal al-Rumman, Masa’ada, Ras al-Ain, Shoha, Kafar Amim, Tal Rihan, Islamin, Abu al-Khasha and Tal al-Touqan.)
In Aleppo, regime forces captured at least 12 areas during the same period, (Khan Touman, the warehouses of Khan Touman, Khalidiya, Rajem, Tulul Hazmar, Khirbet Kharas, Tal Al Zaytoun, Al-Rashidya al-Khamessa, Ma’arata, Zamar, Jazraya and Othmaniyeh Kabira), as well as other sites, points and hills in western and southern rural Aleppo.