Demonstrators stormed the checkpoints of the Turkish army. SAA is ready to stop hostilities in Idlib tomorrow. The National Liberation Front attempted to strike at positions of government forces. This was reported by a military source of the Federal News Agency (FAN) in Syria Ahmad Marzouq.
Briefly about the results of the confrontation:
Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Allied Forces: repelled an attack by militants of the National Liberation Front in northern Hama.
Islamic State 1: Allegedly lost one gunman in Deir ez-Zor.
Kurds: exchange blows with pro-Turkish militants in the north of Aleppo and took responsibility for attacks on them in Azaz and Afrin; in Deir ez-Zor, they detained a militant who blew up a motorcycle.
Turkish Armed Forces: opened fire on demonstrators gathered at the Bab al-Hawa checkpoint in Idlib.
Syrian Free Army (SSA): shells Kurdish militants in northern Aleppo.
According to Al Sharkia, in the past few hours there have been several clashes between the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the pro-Turkish militants of the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo and Hasake regions. The FSA entered into a shootout with Kurdish radicals in the north of Aleppo near the villages of Al-Delgash and Kemar, where the Kurds tried to enter. Near the city of Ras al Ain in Hasak, fighters of the “Self-Defense Forces” (YPG) mined the road used by pro-Turkish militants.
Kurdish news channel Anha released a statement by Afin Liberation Forces militants in which they stated that during the operations on August 28 and 29, they killed several militants in the area of Afrin and Al-Bab and seized their weapons and ammunition.
Deir ez-Zor Province.
Despite the ban on motorbikes imposed by the Democratic Forces of Syria (SDF) administration throughout their occupation, another motorcycle was blown up in the village of Tir. A bomb mounted on a scooter was detonated in the market in the middle of the village, but, fortunately, there were no casualties. A Deir Ezzor 24 correspondent reported that Kurdish fighters, with the help of local residents, were able to arrest the person responsible for the explosion. The detainee admitted to the participation of two more people who helped him organize the attack. According to him, the SDF units launched a new raid.
Protesters continue to flock to Turkish army checkpoints in the north of Idlib province. Several thousand civilians gathered at the Bab al-Hawa checkpoint. Turkish border guards fired into the air to disperse the demonstrators, according to the portal Orient News, and also used tear gas against the demonstrators. Atma Atma checkpoint, residents captured Turkish military equipment after a clash with Turkish gendarmerie forces, Step News Agency reports. After a clash with the military, protesters crossed the border through a staff checkpoint. The demonstrators also broke the gates in order to enter the territory of Turkey and about a hundred residents have already crossed the border. The border guards opened fire on them – there are reports of victims. Refugees from the Khirbat al-Juz camp are also trying to cross the border in order to enter Turkey, a Twitter source Alneser reports.
Syrian government forces will unilaterally cease fire in the Idlib de-escalation zone on Saturday morning and urge faction commanders to join the process of a peaceful settlement of the situation in areas under their control. This is stated in the message of the Russian Center for the reconciliation of the use of warring parties, as reported by TASS.
Meanwhile, Turkey, for its part, continues to pull off tanks and columns of armored vehicles in Hatay province. Apparently, part of the armored vehicles is being prepared for transfer to the Idlib de-escalation zone for the radicals, assisted by Ankara, according to the Anna News news agency.
After the defeat at At-Tamania and Al-Qasabiya, the National Liberation Front fighters (aka Jebhat al-Wataniya lil-Tahrir) tried to strike at the positions of the SAA and recoup in the west of Hama, according to a Twitter source Levent Kemal. The attack was repelled by the military without loss.