The Hezbollah media wing in Syria announced on Saturday that the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) managed to secure the entire Al-Baath city in the Quneitra countryside and restore all areas that it had lost to terrorists. The army restored the last two points in western Al-Baath that had been under the control of Haya’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) militants and its allies in the Free Syrian Army (FSA), after violent clashes with them.
Meanwhile, The Israeli military announced that a shell fired from the Syrian side landed in the Israeli-controlled territory. In turn, Israel conducted military strikes on the SAA near Naba’a Al-Fuar in Qaunitra countryside.
During the HTS-led attack in the province, Israel had repeatedly claimed that its territory were targeted from Syria and had carried out several airstrikes on SAA defenses in Al-Baath.
Initially, HTS and its allies in FSA in the operation room “Jaysh Muhammad” managed – with the support from the Israeli Air Force – to control several points in the vicinity of Al-Baath City. However, the SAA repelled the attack and killed a number “Jaysh Muhammad” fighters and destroyed armored vehicles belonging to them, despite the Israeli support.