Hama (Qasioun) – Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham announced on Tuesday that it entered Tarmala and Sfohen villages southern Idlib after violent battles against the National Front for Liberation.
Separately, Ariha city’s outskirts witnessed shelling with artillery and tanks’ missiles between HTS and Ahrar Al-Sham movement, without any casualties reported.
Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham HTS captured Ankawy village on Tuesday in Al-Ghab plain in the western countryside of Hama following violent clashes against the National Front for Liberation.
Moreover, A woman was injured due to the clashes between HTS and NFL groups in Hubait town in the southern countryside of Idlib.
HTS announced recently that HTS captured Atareb city western Aleppo last Sunday after reaching a deal with the city’s seniors.
Separately, HTS also announced on Tuesday that it advanced rapidly in the southern countryside of Idlib as several NFL brigades announced neutrality.
HTS said that its fighters entered Naqir, Abdeen, Arinba and Satah Al-Deir villages in the southern countryside of Idlib after Ahrar al-Sham movement withdrew it.
Ahrar Al-Sham commander-in-chief, Ali Gaber Pasha, threatened HTS with violent battles in Ariha and Al-Ghab plain areas.
He said “Ariha, Maaret Al-Numan, Al-Ghab plain and Zawya mountain won’t be a journey for HTS fighters.”
He added “if they thought that Ariha, Maaret Al-Numan and Al-Ghab plain will be a journey for HTS boys, then they lost the way.”
Noteworthy that NFL refused to dismantle its components and threatened HTS to fight them and described them as oppressors, according to NFL spokesman Najy Mustafa.