The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Calm and tension prevail the south and north of Idlib and Hama after violent clashes that caused casualties in the ranks of both parties

Cautious calm prevails with scattered sounds of gunfire from time to time in the southern countryside of Idlib and northern countryside of Hama, the calm came after the Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham was able to restore al-Taman’aa and Martmater and most of al-Rakaya and Jabbala in the southern countryside of Idlib, following violent clashes since the morning of Monday the 13th  of February 2017 against the organization of Jund al-Aqsa who attacked the areas mentioned above and was able to achieve advancement and control them; before the factions of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham carry out a counterattack and recover most of the lost positions, while an explosion shacked al-Tah village in the southern countryside of Idlib, the sources suggested that it was caused by a member of Jund al-Aqsa detonating himself in an area where fighters of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham exist, while the area of ​​Kafr Sajna witnessed exchanged of fire between both fighters who are positioned in the vicinity of the town, also reliable sources confirmed to the activists of the Observatory that they saw several bodies of members of both parties of who were killed in these clashes, it is not known whether they have been pulled or not, one of them is a security leader in the ranks of Jund al-Aqsa.