37 fighters and members at least of the factions and the regime forces were killed in the violent clashes in the northern countryside of Hama
Hama Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:
The violent clashes are still taking place between the regime forces backed by the gunmen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities against the rebel and Islamic Factions, including the Islamic movement of Ahrar al-Sham, al-Wosta Division, Jaysh al-Izza. Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham and other factions the areas of Tayyibat al-Imam and Halfaya, where the regime forces are trying to advance and restore control of both towns, which they lost in the second half of 2016, and the violent clashes are accompanied by heavy shelling by the regime forces using rocket and artillery shells, and tens of raids by warplanes and helicopters which target the clash areas in the northern countryside of Hama, where the clashes, exchange of shelling and the hit-and-run battles in Halfaya and Tayyibat al-Imam have killed 16 members at least from the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them of Syrian and non-Syrian nationalities, while at least 21 fighters of the factions were killed in these clashes, also the northern countryside of Hama have witnessed during the past few days intensive bombing and raids on its towns and villages, where the within 48 hours more than 400 raids were carried out, also SOHR received confirmed information about that the factions shot down a drone for the regime forces in these battles.
In the same context, the regime forces intensively launched tens of missiles on areas in the town of al-Lataminah in the northern countryside of Hama, no information about injuries, accompanied several airstrikes by warplanes and helicopters, while warplanes bombed areas in the towns of Kafr Zita and Halfaya and the villages of al-Zallaqiyyat and al-Masasneh and the villages of al-Azwar in the northern countryside of Hama, also several citizens were injured in the fall of several shells on areas in Muhradah city which is inhabited by Christian citizens in the western countryside of Hama this morning.