1-Al-Bagouz Fawqani: The clashes have continued face-to-face on this axis since yesterday night, and the mercenaries have tried to advance on the points that our troops had liberated. However, their attempts failed.
Mercenaries used motorcycles in this attack, and used heavy artillery shelling. In these clashes a number of mercenaries were killed and two of our fighters were wounded.
In the early morning hours of this day until the sunrise – where the clashes continue until the moment of preparation of the proceeds – our forces advanced and managed to liberate 4 vital points inside the village and secure it.
Later, our forces advanced on the main road in the village, the engineering teams were able to deal with a mine, Mercenaries on the street, and thus the battles have moved into the village of Al-Bagouz Fawqani.
2-axis of Sousse: Our forces have advanced on this axis amid violent clashes with mercenaries, and since yesterday evening, our forces completed their operations, and clashed face to face with them and confirmed the field leadership killed 4 mercenaries.
In general, battles in this axis are characterized by the character of hit and run, control of points, withdrawal of military necessities, violent clashes accompanied by heavy artillery shelling by mercenaries, as well as the intensity of landmines and sniping operations
Yesterday evening, as a result of heavy fighting, two of our fighters rose in this direction and two others were wounded.
The clashes continued in the early morning hours of this day until the sunrise – which continues until the moment of preparation of the proceeds – our forces achieved remarkable progress on this axis liberated one of the points of the grip of mercenaries.
Mercenaries used mines and explosive belts in this area. One of them blew himself up with his belt. He was accompanied by an artillery bombardment, and the result of these clashes was the death of eight mercenaries and a number of our fighters were wounded.
3-The International Air Force carried out three sorties and targeted mercenary concentrations, as well as five rocket attacks targeting their fortifications
In combat operations within 24 hours, the field command confirmed the killing of 14 mercenaries, while two of our fighters rose martyrs and a number of wounded.
SDF. Media Center
16 September 2018