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JULY 2020

Several Syrian Soldiers, Militants Reportedly Killed In Southern Idlib Clashes

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Several Syrian Soldiers, Militants Reportedly Killed In Southern Idlib Clashes

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On May 29, heavy clashes broke out between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in the southern Idlib countryside, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

The London-based monitoring group claimed that the clashes began, when the army launched an attack on militants’ positions around the town of Fatterah.

According to the SOHR, five service members of the SAA and its allies were killed in the clashes. HTS also lost at least three of its militants.

“The death toll is still expected to rise, as some of the wounded are in a critical condition,” the SOHR’s report reads.

The SOHR claims are questionable as pro-government sources didn’t report any attack on HTS’ positions in Fatterah. Furthermore, the claims on losses in the SAA ranks are yet to be verified.

HTS and its allies violate the ceasefire in Greater Idlib on a regular basis. A day earlier, the militants announced that they were preparing to repel a new large-scale attack by the SAA in the region. The announcement was likely designed to justify their own ceasefire violations.

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  • Liberal guy

    The sohr scum what ever the situation is always reports saa kia more then the wahhabi scums a scum outlet

  • klove and light

    Zionist Putin is laughing his ass of……..everything going as planned by them Zionist motherfuckers….they achieved every Goal they wanted………SYRIA is now divided into 4 sectors

    1 sector….Government Control, damascus and Center syria with alot of worthless desert
    2sector… turkish NATO controlled afrin, Idlib and North syria
    3 sector US/british/French NATO controlled east syria and south syria al tanf
    4 sector.. Zionist fucks IDF Control Golan heights in the west.

    Putin you treacherous Zionist bibi cock sucking pig did a great Job.

  • Tommy Jensen

    Scumbags. Not even animals in nature have a behavior like that.

  • Willing Conscience (The Truths

    More BS from SF, HTS hasn’t been violating the ceasefire agreement, in fact an article in SF just the other day said as much, they said it was the Turkish backed opposition doing all the violating, so they told us the truth in one article and lied in this one, how about some consistency SF, you can’t tell us the truth one day and then lie the next, that simply doesn’t work.