On Sunday, six Syrian regime forces, including two officers, were killed in strikes on government positions in the conflict-torn country’s northwest region.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, “six regime forces, including two officers, were killed and two others wounded” in three attacks by the jihadist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and allied factions on the government formation.
According to the Britain-based organization, which depends on a broad network of sources on the ground, it then attacks targeted regime sites in Latakia, Hama, and Aleppo provinces.
The civil war in the country began in 2011 when the repression of nonviolent anti-government protests erupted into a lethal conflict that drew in foreign forces and global terrorists.
With Russian and Iranian assistance, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime has reclaimed much of the land lost to rebels early in the fight.
Despite sporadic fighting, a ceasefire agreement struck by Damascus ally Moscow and rebel-backed Ankara has generally been held in Syria’s northwest since 2020.
The 12-year war has killed over 500,000 people and destroyed properties worth millions of dollars.
According to the Observatory, three family members, all civilians, and six others were injured when Russian bombers attacked the outskirts of Idlib on Saturday.
The strikes targeted a previous HTS base nearby, and the Jihadists had abandoned the place many weeks before. the strike.