HTS Killed Government Soldier in Syria’s Northwest, Hemeimeem

The HTS has killed a Syrian government soldier in Idleb and wounded two others in an attack, according to North Press.

A soldier of the Syrian government forces was killed on Saturday in a target by the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS-formerly al-Nusra Front) of the sites of the government forces in Idleb, the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria in Hemeimeem Air Base announced on Sunday.

Militants of the al-Nusra Front launched six attacks against the de-escalation zone in northwest Syria killing a soldier of the Syrian government forces, Counter Admiral Oleg Vladimirovich Zhuravlyov, vice director of the Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria, said.

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During the past 24 hours, six shells fell on the de-escalation zone in Idleb and Aleppo, Zhuravlyov added.

Two soldiers of the government forces were also wounded in Aleppo and Idleb countryside in a target by the HTS.

Since early January 2022, the de-escalation zone in northwestern Syria has witnessed frequent bombardment by the Russian forces on opposition sites, in addition to mutual shelling between the government forces and the opposition factions.


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