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Overview of Military Situation in Syria on September 3

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Clashes between the Syrian Army and terrorists are ongoing in Damascus and Homs provinces. Turkish tanks have entered al-Ra’i town in northern Aleppo.

Overview of Military Situation in Syria on September 3

Homs province (Photo: FAN / Dmitry Zhavoronkov)

Damascus province

Jaysh al-Islam terrorists attacked positions of the Syrian Army in the area of Al-Rayhan farms in East Ghouta. The attack on the village of Hawsh Nasri was repelled by Syrian troops, who also captured the village of Tal Sawwan in rural Damascus. At the moment, there is no data on casualties.

Overview of Military Situation in Syria on September 3

Meanwhile, terrorists continue to leave the town of Muadamiya in accordance with an agreement, concluded with the Syrian government forces. Reportedly, more than 300 people were evacuated from the town in the past day.

As it was recently reported, the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has launched a large-scale offensive in the eastern region of Qalamoun Mountains, targeting the Free Syrian Army’s (FSA) defenses from three different axes. The IS captured several sites of the FSA and kill over 20 of their combatants on Saturday morning. Clashes are still ongoing between the two sides, as the IS continues its onslaught.

Aleppo province

It is expected that on Sunday, an agreement will be concluded between Russia and the US, according to which a ceasefire for 48 hours will be announced in Aleppo. The ceasefire would allow access for the UN humanitarian mission. At the moment, an agreement has not yet been reached.

Syrian soldiers and Hezbollah fighters attacked Jaish al-Fatah’s positions in the area of a military school of Aleppo. Terrorists suffered heavy losses.

Turkish tanks have entered al-Ra’i town in northern Aleppo, as the Euphrates Shield’s forces begins push to meet with Jarablus pocket.

Overview of Military Situation in Syria on September 3

Turkish tanks enter al-Ra’i town in northern Aleppo (Photo: twitter.com / sayed_ridha)

The IS said that its terrorists have repelled an attack of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) on Tell Farah, Wahshieh and Tell Sawsyan in north Aleppo countryside.

Overview of Military Situation in Syria on September 3

Homs province

Terrorists of the Islamic State (IS) group attempted to seize orchards in the southern part of the city of Palmyra. Reportedly, terrorists could not break a defense of the Syrian Arab army backed by the Russian Aerospace Forces. It was also reported that Emir Yuzif Sultan, one of the IS commanders, was killed during the Russian airstrike.

The Syrian Army repelled the IS assault towards abandoned battalion base north of the Tayfor airbase in eastern Homs.

At the same time, IS terrorists have recaptured several checkpoints between the settlement of Huwaysis and the al-Shaer gas field. The clashes are still ongoing.

Overview of Military Situation in Syria on September 3

Syrian soldiers in Homs province (Photo: FAN / Dmitry Zhavoronkov)

Deir Ezzor province

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, two woman and three children were killed by airstrikes in the town of Al-Tayyaneh in the east of the province. Reportedly, this area is under control of terrorists. It has not been established, which side is an owner of the aircraft.

Daraa province

According to unnamed sources of the FAN news agency, the 5th Armored Division of the Syrian Army began an offensive against rebels of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in the area of the Ibta military base, located to the south-east of the town of Al-Shaykh Maskin. Reportedly, government troops drove militants from the base and established full control over it.

Hama province

Terrorists beheaded two soldiers of the Syrian Arab Army, taking them captive in Hama province. Reportedly, the Jund al-Aqsa and the Jaish al-Izzah, supported by the US, are responsible for the execution.

According to military sources, the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a series of airstrikes on positions of Jund al-Aqsa terrorists in the areas of the villages Taybat al-Imam, Suran, Halfaya and Morek in Hama province. There is still no information about results of the air operation.

Jund al-Aqsa terrorists used modified drones with explosives against the government forces in the area of the village of Maardis in the north of Hama.

Overview of Military Situation in Syria on September 3

Hama province (Photo: FAN / Dmitry Zhavoronkov)

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