The battles between HTS and Ahrar Al-Sham/Zenki have continued for the fourth day in a row since the fighting was resumed on Sunday 15 April. HTS began its operations by attacking areas in the southern countryside of Idlib during the morning, capturing Maart Al Sin, Karsaa and Al-Faqi’. However, Ahrar Al-Sham was able to regain control over the latter areas following the launching of a counter attack.
Heavy fighting continued between both parties at the Tarmla front where the situation remains the same. Regarding Mount Az-Zawiyah, clashes were renewed between Suqor Al Sham and HTS at Ihssam and Mariyah front, where the Suqor attacked HTS positions without being able to make any gains, and instead, they sustained three casualties in the mountain. In the same context, HTS executed three fighters of Suqor Al Sham by firing squad at the Tarmala front, including Abu Hafss Karnaz who is the brother of Abu Walid Karnaz, a commander of Ahrar Sham