Opposition fighters’ counterattack in Idlib countryside continues
if($('.nav-wrapper').width()<728){ google_ad_client = "ca-pub-8530768961177157"; google_ad_slot = "8024336238"; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250; } else { google_ad_client = "ca-pub-8530768961177157"; google_ad_slot = "1705860969"; google_ad_width = 728; google_ad_height = 90; }

Opposition fighters’ counterattack in Idlib countryside continues

Opposition fighters capture village of al-Khwein in Idlib southern countryside. Jan. 11, 2018 - (Photo: Jaysh al-Nasr)
Orient Net
Date: 2018-01-13 14:16
Opposition fighters, who declared on Thursday (January 11) a counterattack against the Assad regime militias and their allies in Idlib countryside, are still progressing, taking control of new villages and towns near the Abo-Dohoor airbase.

Footage uploaded to the internet purported to show members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) affiliated group Jaysh al Nasr, taking control of al-Khwein town in the southern countryside of Idlib according to the video’s caption.


The video appears to show fighters engaged in clashes, shooting rifles at targets and aerial footage of trucks in the area.

Idlib countryside is the biggest chunk of Syria still held by opposition fighters, with a population swollen by Syrians who have fled and forcibly displaced following regime’s advances in other parts of the country.

Related

11 children among 40 civilians killed as car bomb rips through Syria’s Afrin .Turkey neutralizes 20 PKK militiamen in northern Syria .Israeli airstrikes hit targets near Palmyra desert in Homs .185,000 Syrians returned to Idlib since cease-fire .OPCW: Assad regime Air Force used chemical weapons in Ltamenah .Landmine kills civilian in Aleppo’s Afrin .Eight shepherds shot dead in Raqqa countryside .Turkey neutralizes PKK militiamen in Syria .SNHR: 145 civilians killed in Syria in March 2020 .SNHR: Assad regime, Russia committed 77 massacres in Idlib since April 2019 .UN adviser: All Syrians are at risk .Global COVID-19 cases reach 2 million .Global coronavirus recoveries exceed 600,000 .Coronavirus death toll in Turkey tops 2,000 .Iran’s coronavirus death toll surges past 5,800 .Russia’s coronavirus cases hit 87,147