Last night, fierce clashes broke out between units of the Syrian army and gunmen from the "Caucasian armies" and "religious guards" west of the town of Abu Hoshar in the eastern suburb of Idlib, and continues until the moment.
"The rebels of the two terrorist organizations, the Caucasus armies and the religious guards, targeted the Syrian army points this evening at the Sugar, Barghouti and Tel Kalba hubs. The army's artillery and missile weapons are launched in a violent retaliation that continues until the time of writing this report," Sputnik said.
A military source told SPOTNIK that the army forces responded to the sources of rocket fire through artillery and rockets targeting the positions and movements of militants west of the town of Abu al-Thahr, specifically at the sites (abandoned battalion) and (long milk).
The sources pointed out that the reconnaissance units also monitored the simultaneous coordination of large numbers of terrorist groups coming from the depth of their control areas in the south-east of Idlib, stressing that the appropriate weapons in the army are still dealing with these crowds and gatherings until the moment.
The source revealed that the violation of the armed terrorist groups deployed in the eastern sector of Idlib from the region (demilitarized), occurred under the eyes and heard the Turks at the observation point located in the eastern Salman Idlib, where militants are increasingly overlooking the observation point to launch coordinated attacks on the positions of the Syrian army .
As for the situation of the Idlib countryside, the source confirmed that the army forces deployed along the axes adjacent to the demilitarized zone south and south of Idlib, are ready to deal with any development that these fronts can witness at any moment.
He added: "We have worked during the past period to bring qualitative military reinforcements to these fronts in anticipation of any military response we may resort to at any moment in response to the continuing violations by armed terrorist groups."
The province of Idlib is a huge reservoir of terrorist organizations in Syria. Since the beginning of the Syrian war, it has been an important transit point for the entry of arms and the Tkfir-led militants into the country through Turkey. The province was the destination to which tens of thousands of militants were transferred from different areas in Syria Ruled their surrender and their transfer to the north of Syria.
The "Guardians of the Faith" faction is composed of militant fighters who have declared their own organization, maintaining their allegiance to al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Afghanistan.
The "Guardians of Religion" organization is led by a Shura Council dominated by Jordanian fighters who fought in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, the Caucasus and Yemen, and who have long fought in the ranks of al-Qaeda.
The organization of "Caucasus armies" took control of the area of Abu al-Tharath and its military airport in early 2016 and committed massacres ugly against the garrison of the airport and residents of villages and tribes surrounding it, claiming to be "loyal to the Syrian regime."
The "Caucasus armies", extremist fighters from the border countries between Europe and Asia, such as Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia and Chechnya, are deployed in some areas of Idlib and its eastern countryside, especially in the city of Abu Hashar, which was designated as the center of the Caucasus Emirate. Mainly for their troops, estimated at thousands of fighters who arrived in Syria with their families in 2012, and began to assemble within a single military faction transformed into a separate entity from other factions. Finished