ISIS militants kill 6 Syrians during clashes in Deir Ezzor
Six members of the Al-Busaraya clan were killed at the hands of ISIS militants in Deir Ezzor as clashes intensified, according to Al Mayadeen's correspondent.
As a result of the ongoing clashes between members of the Al-Busaraya clan and ISIS militants, Al Mayadeen's correspondent in Syria reported that six members of the clan were killed early on Sunday.
According to the correspondent, ISIS militants had surrounded a group of shepherds from the clan in the desert of Shula and brutally murdered them, as fellow clansmen failed to rescue them despite the appeals.
In a related context, Al Mayadeen's correspondent also said that clashes are taking place between militants of the Turkish National Army and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), on the outskirts of a village west of the city of Manbij in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.
Moreover, our correspondent added that the fronts at the northern countryside of Aleppo are witnessing violent clashes between militants from the SDF and the Turkey-backed Syrian National Army after the SDF targeted the Shatt checkpoint south of Azaz.
Syrian Arab Army carried out qualitative operations against terrorists: MoD
In parallel, on the Idlib front, the Syrian Ministry of Defense confirmed that in cooperation with the Russian Air Forces, units of the Syrian Arab Army forces operation in Idlib and Hama countryside carried out operations against terrorist organizations over several days.
In a statement, the Ministry said the operations were a response to repeated attacks carried out by armed terrorist organizations supported by some regional and international parties on civilian villages, towns, and sites, as well as Syrian Army outposts adjacent to the de-escalation zones in the Idlib and Hama countrysides.
The Syrian Ministry of Defense announced that the operations led to the destruction of a large number of terrorist headquarters, operations rooms, and warehouses, including weapons, equipment, drones, and communications devices.
It highlighted that 111 terrorists were killed in the operation, most of them belonging to the so-called Ansar al-Tawhid organization, which is affiliated with Al-Qaeda, and more than 80 other terrorists were injured.