Syrian authorities reported yesterday that gunmen fired in the vicinity of the Khmeimim airbase (Latakia province). Opposition sources, in turn, said the message was untrue. Nevertheless, the Russian Air Force aircraft struck back at enemy positions in the n.p. Kbanah (Prov. Latakia) and Sirmaniyah (Prov. Hama).
Also, over the past day, the command of the SAA announced the resumption of operations against militants in the province of Idlib, after which the Syrian artillery launched shelling of enemy positions in the city of Khan Sheikhun. In addition, militants in the cities of Al-Latamina, Kafr Zita and Murek (Prov. Hama) attacked the Syrian Air Force.
Militants killed two Syrian militias in the vicinity of the city of Helfaya, and also fired on government positions in the Buraydij camp. (Prov. Hama)