The government forces have conducted a powerful attack on ISIS headquarters located in the Eastern Hama countryside.
The Syrian Army backed by the National Defense Forces carried out a devastating attack against fortified ISIS positions at al Barghoutiya village, located to the east of Salamiya. The offensive was supported heavily by artillery fire. Dozens of terrorists were reportedly killed, including a senior leader. Several technicals were also obliterated.
In response, ISIS terrorists targeted civilians in the government-held town of Aqarib. The resulting mortar fire killed two women while three children were injured.