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The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Renewed clashes northeast of Hama after an advancement attempt by the “Islamic State” organization

Hama Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the rebel factions targeted using several shells areas in Salhab town which is controlled by the regime forces in the western countryside of Hama, while the regime forces launched several rocket shells on areas in al-Lataminah town in the northern countryside of Hama, also the regime forces shelled areas in the western countryside of Salamiyah city in the eastern countryside of Hama, which caused material damage but no information about casualties, violent clashes also took place between Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham against the “Islamic State” organization in the northeastern countryside of Hama, after an attack by the organization in an attempt to achieve an advancement at the expense of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, no information about casualties, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday that the “Islamic State” organization was able to achieve a new advancement and controlled residential gatherings and new villages in the area, raising to more than 10; the number of villages and residential gatherings that the organization has been able to control over the past few days, most notably the village of Srouj.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has published earlier  that it documented during the period from the 9th of October 2017, the date of the entry of ISIS the controlled areas of Tahrir Al-Sham, until today the 29th of October 2017, the death of 300 members of the ranks of the both parties of who were killed in the military operations between the both parties in the north-eastern countryside, in which 214 members at least of ISIS including several commanders were killed, while more than 89 members of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham including commanders were killed, and all of them were killed during the period mentioned above, in the clashes and exchange of shelling and the explosions.

It is noteworthy that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 9th of October 2017, that the “Islamic State” organization crossed by vehicles with medium and heavy weapons and reached areas controlled by Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham, where the organization started attacking areas controlled by Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham and managed to advance quickly and abruptly, and took control of about 15 villages, followed by a violent counterattack by Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham in which it regained to re-control about 5 villages, while Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham brought military reinforcements of members and vehicles, in order to continue the attack and recover the entire lost areas as well as arresting the organization’s members who carried out the attack, and information about casualties in the ranks of both parties as a result of these clashes, which were accompanied by exchange of shelling, also SOHR received information about capturing members of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham by the organized during its control of a village, and information about carrying out executions by the organization against prisoners of Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, where the sources confirmed that the “Islamic State” Organization has reneged the agreement between it and between Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham earlier, and that their families of children, women, young men and non-fighter men will be entered to the areas controlled by the factions, and that members of organization are prevented from entering, and any member or fighter of the organization who may enter will be either captured or killed.

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