Mutual Bombardment Renews in Northwest Syria De-escalation Zone

On Tuesday, Syrian government forces and armed opposition factions exchanged bombardment in the area around Idleb, in the de-escalation zone of Northwestern Syria, according to North Press.

On Tuesday, Syrian government forces renewed bombardment against armed opposition factions’ sites in Idleb and Hama outskirts, in the de-escalation zone of northwest Syria. In turn, the armed factions shelled government forces’ positions west of Hama.

According to opposition military sources, the government forces, stationed in checkpoints in Kafranbel town, fired heavy artillery shells and rocket launchers on the armed factions’ sites in al-Fatira, Kafr Oweid, Sfuhun, Kansafra, and al-Bara areas in Zawiya Mountain, south of Idleb.

Moreover, government forces stationed in the Jurin military camp shelled opposition forces sites in al-Qahira, Qleidin, and al-Enkawi areas in Ghab Plain west of Hama.

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Al-Fateh al-Mubin Operations Room targeted government forces in the Jurin military camp with heavy artillery shells. In addition, it shelled heavy guns on government forces sites in Saraqib town, east of Idlib, a military source of the National Front for Liberation said.

Ansar al-Tawhid opposition faction announced bombarding government forces positions in the al-Malajah area in the Zawiya Mountain.

For months, areas in northwest Syria have been witnessing mutual bombardment and an increase of fighting between government forces and opposition forces amid news of sending reinforcement by both sides to the south of Idleb and west of Aleppo.


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