The Islamic State jihadist group launched a new attack by the Syrian army in Hama province (center) on Wednesday that triggered fighting that resulted in an undetermined number of victims, according to the Syrian Rights Observatory reports people.
The London-based organization and whistleblowers in the Arab country have stated that the attack was carried out in the village of Al Andin, adding that the jihadists have managed to destroy an armed forces battle tank.
The village is located in the triangle that forms the borders of the provinces of Aleppo, Hama and Raqqa. Attacks by the Islamic State have increased in recent months. Russia has intensified its bombing in the region to support government forces.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDS) announced on March 23, 2019, the conquest of Baghuz and the fall of the caliphate known as the Islamic State Caliphate, which no longer controls an area in Syria and Iraq where it was defeated in December 2017.
With this in mind, the committee responsible for overseeing the activities of the Islamic State and Al-Qaida in a report sent to the UN Security Council in February indicated that the Islamic State is beginning to regroup in both Iraq and Syria constitute.