Tahrir al-Sham militants suppressed tax riots in Idlib, Kurdish militants transfer reinforcements from Deir ez-Zor to the north, Turkey returns refugees to the security zone. This was reported by a military source of the Federal News Agency (FAN) in Syria Ahmad Marzouq.
Briefly about the results of the confrontation:
Turkish army and allied forces: provided the return of 30 thousand refugees to the security zone in northern Syria, occupied a settlement in Raqqa.
Khayyat Tahrir al-Sham: dispersed protests against tax increases in Idlib.
Kurdish militants: captured one of the commanders of the pro-Turkish forces in Raqqa, transferred militants from Deir ez-Zor to the north to confront the Turkish forces.
Deir ez-Zor Province.
SAA soldier died in the province of Deir ez-Zor. According to a local news source on Twitter (@ DeirEzzor24), a government soldier died in the area of Khatla, east of Deir ez-Zor. He stepped on a mine.
In the meantime, Kurdish militants in Zaevfratye are transferring forces to attack pro-Turkish formations in northern Syria. A Twitter source (@EuphratesPost) reports that Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) sent reinforcements north from Deir ez-Zor.
Recall that Kurdistan Workers Partyu-related Kurdish militants SDF are one of the key U.S. occupation forces in eastern Syria – having left his Kurdish mercenaries in the north so as not to get involved in a confrontation with Turkey, President Trump decided to deploy Kurdish militants in oil fields to support U.S. forces.
Idlib residents protest against Tahrir al-Sham and the puppet government of national salvation. Mass demonstrations in support of residents of the village of Kafr-Takhtarim were held not only in Idlib, but also in other cities of the province.
Recall that yesterday, residents of Kafr Takhtarim staged mass protests in response to an increase in the tax on the production of olive oil. The townspeople managed to expel the Tahrir al-Sham terrorists from the city – in response, the militants fired on the city with heavy weapons.
According to a news source on Twitter (@HalabTodayTV), the solidarity of the Idlib residents was not enough – by threatening to use weapons, the “security forces” of the KhTS were able to disperse the protests in support of the residents of Kafr Takhtarim.
Despite the agreements previously reached with the participation of the Russian Federation and Turkey, part of the Kurdish radical groups remains in northern Syria and attacks the pro-Turkish forces.
According to a Twitter source (@ ynms79797979), militants from the pro-US coalition Syrian Democratic Forces have captured a pro-Turkish commander named Ishmael Tah al-Ali in Ain Issa. His further fate is unknown.
The same source reports that pro-Turkish forces knocked out Kurdish militants from the village of Sharakak in Raqqa, located on the M-4 international highway.
In the north of Syria, individual skirmishes continue between pro-Turkish forces and Kurdish militants from radical organizations associated with the terrorist Kurdistan Workers Party. A news source on Twitter (@ alkhabour21) reports the destruction of a Kurdish fighter south of Hasakah, on the road to Harafi.
The Turkish source of peace operation in Turkey allowed more than 30,000 Syrian refugees to return to their homeland after being expelled from their homes by Kurdish terrorists. According to a Turkish Twitter source (@STMAbdurrahman), the events in Ras al Ain played a crucial role in the return of Syrian refugees, from where the Turkish forces managed to oust the Kurdish militants.
Meanwhile, battles with Kurdish terrorists in northern Syria triggered a new, smaller wave of refugees.