The Russian Aerospace Forces and the Syrian artillery struck the positions of militants in the north-western part of Hama governorate. The missile installations of militants near al-Lataminah and Kafrzeta were destroyed by targeted Syrian Army artillery fire. It is also reported that the SAA destroyed a group of elite militants by artillery fire on the highway between Mount Shahshbo and the town of Kalat al-Madik. One of the killed militants is a top commander.
The militants in turn shelled the government airbase north-east of Hama, as well as the perimeter of the village of Kahira on the al-Gaab plain. They also managed to shoot down a Syrian helicopter.
Several militants of the Syrian Democratic Forces were killed in a terrorist ambush at the vicinity of the Saijan oil field east of Deir Ezzor.