Media: the terrorists “dzhebhat an-Nusra” seized the town of Daret El-Issa in Northern Syria
TASS, January 2. The terrorists of the banned in Russia organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra” in the course of fierce fighting with Pro-Turkish armed groups seized on Wednesday in the town of Daret El-Issa in Northern Syria.
As reported by TV channel Al Mayadeen control “dzhebhat an-Nusra” on Monday passed a total of 13 settlements, of which expelled the fighters of “Ahrar al-sham and the Brigade of the Noureddine al-Zengi”, supported by Ankara.
According to the Syrian monitoring centre for human rights, from the beginning of the week the number of dead on both sides exceeded 30 people, and about 100 were injured. The victims of the bloody strife were five civilians.
Clashes between the terrorists and Pro-Turkish groups of the Syrian opposition took place in October 2018. Then “dzhebhat an-Nusra” refused to obey the ultimatum to Ankara to hand over heavy weapons and withdraw their fighters from the demilitarized zone to be established in Idlib province and the border with the districts of Aleppo, Latakia and Hama.
Terrorists now control about 60% of the territory of this North-Western region of Syria, located near the border with Turkey.