Damascus and its countryside Fighters from the First Brigade of the FSA destroyed a regime 14.5 mm machine gun positioned at regime’s Special Forces HQ in al-Qaboun neighbourhood using an RPG shell. In the meantime, violent clashes took place between al-Rahman Legion and regime forces at Taibeh front in Jobar while clashes were reported between the FSA and Assad troops supported by pro-regime National Defence militias in Nisreen Street in al-Tadamoun neighbourhood. In Damascus countryside, al-Islam Army used artillery and rockets to bomb Assad forces positioned at the mountains surrounding the city of Douma leaving 15 soldiers killed. Revolutionary forces in eastern Ghouta thwarted regime’s struggle to advance towards al-Wafideen camp, Tal Kurdy and Hawsh al-Fara areas while ten Assad soldiers were reportedly killed after al-Islam Army destroyed a regime troop carrier on the outskirts of eastern Ghouta Mountains. Moreover, al-Islam Army downed a regime aircraft flying over eastern Ghouta using anti-aircraft machine guns.
Al-Quneitra Southern Front factions of the FSA captured regime’s Ain al-Nouria checkpoint near al-Ahmar hill in the northern countryside after Assad troops withdrew from the area. In addition, the factions used heavy artillery to bomb regime forces based at the “UN” hill achieving direct hits.
Daraa Violent clashes took place between the FSA and Assad troops on the outskirts of the city of Daraa and in the towns of Ataman, Kafernasej, and Zimreen. FSA forces mortared Assad militias positioned in regime’s al-Maftara, al-Sarou, Khirbet Ghazal, al-Sha’ar and Qarin checkpoints.
Central Region Homs Ahrar al-Sham Movement targeted pro-regime militias based at al-Shina front to the west of al-Houleh using mortars and medium machine guns while sporadic clashes broke out between the two sides in different areas of the northern countryside.
Hama Al-Naser Army used 120 mm mortars and artillery to bomb regime and pro-regime Shabiha militias’ bases in the city of Mourek and destroyed a regime depot in the area. Meanwhile, a number of regime soldiers were killed in the explosion of an IED on the Hama-al-Salamiyeh road. Moreover, Ajnad al-Sham forces fired Katyusha missiles at a regime checkpoint near the poultry farms in the city of Taibet al-Imam.
Aleppo Sultan Murad Brigade of the FSA dismantled a car bomb that was parked near one of its bases in Aleppo. In the meantime, Nour Eddin al-Zinki Movement used attacked regime forces positioned at Menian front using heavy machine guns. Al-Shamia Front fighters used SPG-9 guns to attack regime and pro-regime Shabiha militias positioned in al-Nairab military airport keaving three soldiers killed. Moreover, the Front foiled an attempt by regime troops to infiltrate into the industrial zone in Sheikh Najjar neighbourhood leaving at least two of Assad soldiers killed.