Syria news 28 Jan 2017 16.30: SAA returned the water to Damascus, Turkey bombed 200.


2017-01-28 15:00:13




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Syria news 28 Jan 2017 16.30: SAA returned the water to Damascus, Turkey bombed 200.

Syria, January 28. SAA troops regained control of a district water sources in the valley of the Wadi Barada, feed damask. Turkish army during the operation "shield of the Euphrates" in the Aleppo destroyed 14 Islamic state terrorists* for the day. Fighters of "Ahrar al-sham" and "al-Nusra Dzhebhat"** continued fierce firefight in the Idlib, according to a military source Federal news Agency (FAN) in Syria Ahmad marzouk (Ahmad Marzouq).


Damascus Province

According to TV channel al-Mayadin, the Syrian Arab army (SAA) established full control over the area water sources near the village of Ayn al-Figg in the valley of the Wadi Barada in the West Damascus. The source reports that the soldiers have raised the national flag of the SAR in the area. Government troops resumed control of the sources of drinking water as a result of an agreement with the stationed in the region by militants of the opposition forces. The militants changed positions and weapons in exchange for unimpeded departure in the province of Idlib.

Informed the neighborhood of the settlement of ain al-Figg left some 600 militants, also decided to surrender. The terrorist group "jabhat al Fatah ash-sham" destroyed the aqueduct in the valley of Wadi Barada and captured the district water sources from which water is supplied to Damascus. All this time, almost a month and a half, with about seven million inhabitants of the city were left without water. However, due to the operation of government troops, the situation in the capital has not reached the scale of a humanitarian catastrophe.


Province of Aleppo

According to the command of the army of Turkey, for the last day as part of a major operation against ISIS "shield of the Euphrates" Turkish military personnel were eliminated at least 14 terrorists.

In addition, according to a source in the Department, the attacks of the Turkish armed forces for the day had been 197 objects of the militants. In total since the beginning of operation, that is, from August 24, 2016-th year, was eliminated 2 156 members of the terrorist organization "Islamic state". Also during this time, was tipped a total area of 1 880 square kilometers. Turkish anti-terrorist operation forces is carried out with the support of the free Syrian army (FSA)***.

The main aim is the security of Turkey. The main conflict takes place in the town of al-Bab, which remains under the control of the IG.

However, according to the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet, the forces of the "Islamic state" decided to liberate the city of al-Bab. At the moment, the terrorists transferred the control points in the settlement of Tadef located on the South of the city.

On the eve of the Turkish air force together with the Russian space forces conducted a series of massive bombing of fortified areas of the IG in the area of al-Baba. As a result of air operations were eliminated three key points of control and destroyed part of the fortifications of the terrorists. In addition, the IG units had suffered considerable losses in numerical strength.

According to a source close to the people's protection units (YPG), the Kurdish forces have recaptured the strategically important town of al-Azraq, located in the West of the city of al-Bab, in the course of fierce clashes with the terrorists of ISIS. It was eliminated at least eight insurgents, many were injured.

Kurdish forces also oppose an "Islamic state" in the region, protecting their interests. However, the Turkish side during the operation "shield of the Euphrates" is also intended to prevent the Kurds to create a corridor from Iraq to the Mediterranean sea. Representatives from YPG, in turn, argue that Turkey wants to occupy Syria.

Syrian troops are also active in fighting against the "Islamic state" in the Eastern part of the province of Aleppo. During the recent offensives servicemen of a special unit of the CAA "Tigers" managed to take control of the village of ain al-Jahsh.

It is reported that during the fierce fighting was liquidated a few groups of terrorists. In addition, it destroyed many pieces of equipment militants, including a tank, two BMP and several military vehicles. However, the district from time to time resume a brief skirmish.


the Province of Deir ez-Zor

according to media centre the province of Deir ez-Zor, the Syrian air force struck several air strikes on strongholds of Islamic state terrorists on the outskirts of al-Hamidiya and al-Hobeika Deir ez Zor. During a massive bombardment destroyed a large weapons warehouse of militants, are also eliminated several pieces of equipment of the IG, including heavy armored vehicles.

Data on the number of losses among the terrorists currently installed. In addition, several attacks were made on places of concentration of forces of the South of the city in support of the counter-offensive of the Syrian army on rebel positions in the region. Deir ez-Zor for several years under the control of the "Islamic state". Concentrated in this region, the strength of the formation is largely superior to a government by the regular supply of arms and mercenaries from Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

However, due to aerial bombing and assistance of the Russian side of the Syrian troops managed to regain control of the territories on the outskirts of the city.


Province of Dar

In the village of Lajat located in the Eastern part of the province of Dar at the border of the province of as-Suwayda, a powerful explosion. An improvised explosive device that was embedded in one of the cars parked at the curb of the main road vehicles. There are dead and wounded. Accurate data on the number of victims among the civilian population until set.

At the moment, none of the terrorist organizations has claimed responsibility for the explosion. At the scene, investigative actions proceed. In Dar there are militants of the "Islamic state" and other terrorist organizations controlled by ISIS, who have repeatedly committed terrorist acts in the province. However, a large part of Dar control the opposition forces.

Parties regularly face each other, vying for influence in the region.



the city of Maaret al-Numan, located in the southeastern part of the province of Idlib, continued mutual intense firefight between militants groups of "Ahrar al-sham and jabhat al Fatah ash-sham", previously jointly opposed the government army in the struggle for Aleppo. Group "Ahrar al-sham" is supported by several other smaller armed organizations that joined her for fear of attacks by militants "An-Nusra". Terrorists fire on positions of each other artorudy and large-caliber mortars. As a result, both sides suffered new losses in killed and wounded, however, the fighting did not stop.

Command "Dzhebhat an-Nusra" accused the representatives of several opposition groups of corruption, which, in his opinion, caused the defeat of the revolutionary forces in the battle for influence in Eastern Aleppo.



the Suicide bomber, who was driving a car bomb attacked an Iraqi army checkpoint on the Western outskirts of Fallujah, located in the West of the province al Anbar. The explosion killed two soldiers stationed at the checkpoint, three were injured. None of the terrorist organizations has claimed responsibility for the incident, however, it is assumed that the attack was organized by the "Islamic state". ISIS suicide bombers regularly attacked the position of the government army, but also commit terrorist attacks in peaceful cities.


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