Over the past day, the soldiers of the «Syrian Democratic Forces» in the course of the antiterrorist operation in the south of the province of Deir Ezzor managed to eliminate one of the IS commanders. In addition, Kurdish soldiers arrested two accomplices of the IS in the liberated city of Abu Hamam.
Meanwhile, the Syrian army continued to attack militants in the cities of Al-Latamin, Kafr Zita and Kafr Nabud in the north of Hama province, as well as in Khan Sheikhun in the south of Idlib province. In addition to artillery, the SAA also engaged its tank forces.
It is reported that north-west of the city of Manbij (prov. Aleppo), the engineering units of the SAA began laying mines along the front line between the territories of Kurdish forces and pro-Turkish troops in order to avoid the invasion of militants.