المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Tahrir al-Sham continues its violent counter attack in Hama against ISIS and brings more reinforcements to finish the presence of the organization

Hama Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the continuation of the violent clashes between the “Islamic State” organization against the fighters of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, in areas in the north-eastern countryside of Hama, as a result of the counter attacks between the both parties, in which Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham is bringing military reinforcements to the area, with the continuation of the violent fighting between the both parties, in an attempt by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham t retake the control of all the villages which the organization controlled on Monday the 9th of October 2017, in which Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham managed to retake the control of about 6 villages and residential communities which they lost with the start of its counter attack, while the villages that the organization controls are witnessing targeting and clashes between the organization and Tahrir Al-Sham, and these clashes resulted in the fall of casualties in the ranks of the both parties.

This clash between the both parties is considered the first direct clash between the both parties since months, and it came after ISIS crossed from Wadi Al-Azeeb area to Al-Rahjan area and the north-eastern countryside of Hama, and the start of violent attack carried out by it, in which it managed to take the control of a bout 15 villages in an attempt to hold its control, and to find a new position for it, after finishing its presence as a controlling organization, in the areas of its presence in Uqayribat and the eastern countryside of Salamiyah, also tens of citizens crossed from Wadi Al-Azeeb area to the controlled areas of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in the north-eastern countryside of Hama, after they crossed the area which is controlled by the organization and which had landmines that was planned by the organization earlier.

 

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