ISIS and al-Nusra reportedly lose their final presence in Reef Ras al-A’in: al-Hasaka

6/11/2013 11:12:00
     The ISIS and al-Nusra reportedly lose their final presence in Reef Ras al-A’in: al-Hasaka

Trusted sources confirmed that the YPG took hold of the al-Manajer area after violent clashes that broke out earlier this morning with the ISIS, al-Nusra and rebel fighters which ended by the YPG taking complete control over the area. The YPG also took hold of the Tal Half and Asfar Najjar areas in Reef Ras al-A’in city earlier this morning after violent clashes between both sides. By losing al-Manajer, the ISIS, al-Nusra and rebel fighters lost their only area left in Reef Ras al-A’in, based on Kurdish activists.
al-Raqqa province: Activists reported to the SOHR that the ISIS besieged a storage that contains historical monuments in the Harqala village in western Reef al-Raqqa city, and transported the monuments (which include Mosaics) to an unknown location. 2 YPG fighters were killed so far by clashes with the ISIS, al-Nusra and rebel fighters in western Reef Tal Abiad city. Sources confirmed to the SOHR that reports of 30 YPG fighters killed by the clashes are false.
Aleppo province: Several battalions (al-Nusra front, al-Murabitoun, Nour Iddine al-Zinki, the 9th division, Usud al-Harb, Abu A’mara, athe 19th division, Jeish Mohammad, Fursan al-Shamal, U’sbat al-Ansar, al-Safwa brigade, and Fajr al-Khilafa) announced that they will start a series of battles with regular forces to take hold of the scientific research centre and what’s left of the al-Rashidein neighbourhood. Reports that rebel fighters took hold of several buildings in the area. Areas in Bustan al-Qaser were bombarded by regular forces which led to several injuries. A mortar shell fell in the Newtown area in Halab al-Jadida. The airforce opened gunfire with heavy machine guns on areas of al-Rashidein in Aleppo city and the towns of Hamima and al-Mansoura which led to several injuries.


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