Jihadists from the group “Hayat Tahrir al-sham” (HTS created on the basis of the banned in Russia “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra”) recaptured previously occupied by the Syrian Arab army (SAA) the strategically important village of Sheikh Idris. It is reported by Al-Masdar News.
About the successful counter-offensive of the militants, the newspaper reported a military source in the province of Hama. The purpose of the forces was HTS settlement Kafr-Naboodah. According to AMN, they try to capture him in a few days, but they never succeeded.
Al-Naboodah — a key locality, the capture and retention of which is considered the final step in the first stage of the offensive operation of the CAA in the North-West of the country. That he was able to take the Syrian military announced on 8 may.
6 may it became known that government forces in Syria are prepared to attack the strategically important town of Kabani in the North-East of the province of Latakia with the help of Russian troops.
Video, photo All from Russia.