The northern countryside of Hama witnesses constant clashes between the "Islamic State" organization and Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, both parties seek to advancement at the expense of each other • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

The northern countryside of Hama witnesses constant clashes between the “Islamic State” organization and Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, both parties seek to advancement at the expense of each other

Hama Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: clashes took place in areas in the western countryside of Salamiyyeh city in the eastern countryside of Hama, between Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham and the factions against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, amid shelling by the last mentioned, while the violent clashes continue between Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham against the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them, in areas in the northern countryside of Hama, where the violent clashes are concentrated in the areas of Abu Laffah and al-Khefyeh, accompanied by the continuation of intense raids by warplanes on the clash areas and on other areas controlled by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham in the area, and information about more casualties in the ranks of both parties, and the Syrian Observatory published hours ago that areas in the northeastern countryside of Hama are witnessing continuation of clashes between the regime forces supported by their loyal gunmen against Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham, in areas in the northeast countryside, after continuous attempts by the regime forces to advance and control more areas at the expense of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, where the clashes coincide with shelling and intense raids on the clash sites and on areas controlled by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, also by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the regime forces managed to advance and controlled 5 points during their attack towards Al-Mushrifah and Abu Dali villages, however, Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham was able to regain control of them.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on Sunday the 29th of October 2017 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that the violent fighting is concentrated in the vicinity of Umm Turaykiyah, Al-Mshirfah, Khafiyeh and Abu Laffah, followed a preparation by intensive firearm by the regime forces and gunmen loyal to them, by tanks, artillery and mortar shells as well as missiles believed to be ground-to-ground, hit the clash areas, and Umm Turaykiyah and Al-Mshirfah areas, which the regime forces are seeking to control, by their violent attack which they started this afternoon the 29th October 2017.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored that the warplanes carried out intensive strikes targeted the controlled areas of Tahrir Al-Sham and the areas which the regime forces attacked, accompanied the violent fighting between the both parties, thus the number of strikes that hit the north-eastern countryside of Hama, has increased to 390 strikes, and caused great damage to the infrastructure and to the property of the citizens, in which the strikes hit the villages of Al-Rahjan, Al-Shatib, Arafa, Tell Khanzir, al-Shakuziyyeh, Qasr Ibn Wardan, Jib Al-Sokkar, Abu Dali, Umm Turaykiyah, Al-Mshirfah, Al-Dafriyyah, Qasr Shawy, Al-Khalidiya, Rabda, Eib Al-Khaznah, Mweileh, Hawayiz, Al-Rweideh, Al-Hamdania, Haymaniyah, Zughayr and other residential communities and position controlled by Tahrir Al-Sham, since the 22nd of October 2017, until today the 29th of October 2017, in which the villages mentioned above witnessed violent and successive air strikes, with varying pace of escalations and intensity.