The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has launched a counterattack against Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and its allies from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in the vicinity of Al-Baath City and Al-Hamidiya in the Quneitra province.
According to a source from the SAA, government troops have retaken three positions in the vicinity of Al-Baath city so far.
From its side, the Operations Room Jaish Muhammad, which includes FSA and HTS, claimed that it managed to kill 109 Syrian soldiers and destroy 3 tanks and 3 vehicles of the SAA during the attack on Al-Baath.
In Daraa, the commander of the ISIS-linked Jaish Khalid was killed along with a group of field commanders in an air strike carried out by unidentified warplanes. The airstrike hit the headquarters of Jaish Khalid in Jalin village in the western Daraa countryside.
According to opposition sources, the air strike was carried out by the US-led coalition. However, the US-led coalition hasn’t officially claimed responsibility for the air strike so far.
The situation remains semi-calm in Daraa city, as it’s Believed that both sides may be preparing for new attacks in the city, especially after the failed Jaish Mohamd attack in Quneitra.