Regime planes continued bombing the countryside of Idlib and Hama, resulting in the death of several people and wounded, while Russia announced the fall of thirty regime soldiers killed and wounded in an opposition attack in Idlib, where violent clashes continue amid a wave of displacement.
Al-Jazeera correspondent reported the death of a child and the injury of civilians in the regime's shelling targeting the town of Hass in the southern countryside of Idlib. Activists also broadcast pictures of Syrian warplanes bombarding a number of villages and towns controlled by the opposition Rural Hama and Idlib.
On the level of battles, the Russian Center for Reconciliation at the Syrian base of Hmeimim killed 23 Syrian soldiers and wounded seven while responding to attacks on their positions during Saturday and Sunday in Idlib province.
The Ministry of Defense of the regime announced earlier control of Tal Shikik and the towns of Maghar al-Hamam, al-Habit, Skik and other areas, after a large-scale attack on opposition positions Brifi Idlib and Hama.
Al-Jazeera correspondent said that the progress of regime forces backed by air cover is faltering due to the opposition attacks on the regime's camps, where the opposition broadcast pictures showing what it said was targeting a group of regime elements on Tal Skeik axis in Idlib countryside, killing a number of them.
The armed opposition was quoted as saying that it had foiled an infiltration attempt by Russian special forces in the Ghab plain in Hama countryside, and that it targeted regime points in al-Hbeit town of Edlib countryside with Grad rockets, while thousands of civilians were fleeing the areas of engagement towards the border with Turkey.
In Lattakia countryside, the armed opposition said it destroyed the regime's mechanisms after being targeted with anti-tank missiles as part of the regime's repeated attempts for months to advance on the Kabana axis.