Syrian army repelled a terrorist attack in Hama
The ‘SANA’ news agency reported that the Syrian army has repelled attacks on the military positions in the village of At-Tanjar, in the north of the Al-Gab Valley, at the north of Hama province. The terrorists from the »Kharas Ad-Din» and »Hizb At-Turkestani» groups tried to attack the military positions in the village of At-Tanjar with mortars, machine guns and large-caliber weapons. After a strategic retreat — the Syrian army launched a counter-attack. As a result they regained their positions, returned the situation to the initial state, and inflicted damage to the terrorists in manpower and equipment. The ‘SANA’ reported that several Syrian troops were killed in the fierce clashes. Several more were injured.
The Afghan TV channel ‘1-TV’ reported with a reference to the Afghan Ministry of Internal Affairs that as a result of the attack on a hospital in Kabul — 13 people were killed, 15 were injured. The Ministry specified that 2 of the victims were infants. A suicide bomber exploded at the entrance of the hospital in the western part of the capital of Afghanistan. Armed people entered the hospital building a few moments later. It was reported that some of the medical staff have managed to flee the building after the explosion. The ‘TOLOnews’ reported that 2 explosions took place at the scene of the incident. A firefight took place — the terrorists used hand grenades. Later it became known that all the terrorists were neutralized by the security forces. The ‘Pajhwok’ news agency reports that the hospital is being managed by the Afghan branch of the ‘Doctors Without Borders’. The Taliban denied any involvement in the attack — the 1-TV reported.
As a result of an explosion at the funeral of the head of the police of one of the districts of the Nangarhar province, in the eastern Afghanistan, 24 people were killed, 68 were injured — the ‘TOLO News’ reports. The explosive device was, reportedly, activated by a suicide bomber. The representative of the provincial governor noted that the number of victims can increase further since most of the victims are in critical conditions. So far, no group that operates in the country has claimed the responsibility for the explosion. The Taliban denied any involvement in the incident as well.
On Monday, the Libyan air forces that support the ‘Government of National Accord’, bombed an air base of the ‘Libyan national army’, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar — said the official representative of the operation «Volcano of Fury», Colonel Mohammed Kanuno. He was quoted by the «Libya Alahrar TV». The Air Base ‘El-Vatyya’, located 100 km away from Tripoli, was hit by 6 air strikes. The targets were the armored and transport vehicles, and the manpower of the ‘Libyan national army’, stationed on the air base.
The Libyan National Army spokesman, Major-General Ahmed al-Mismari, told to the TASS that the Libyan National Army, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, considers the Turkish forces in the country to be «invading forces», hence the LNA considers them to be a legitimate target. «The Turkish forces in Libya are invaders. They, and their Syrian mercenaries, are a legitimate target during the army operations» — al-Mismari explained.
6 the USA — China
Peter Navarro, the head of the US National Commerce Council, accused China of causing serious damage to the international community on air of the CNBC. «China will pay the bills» — said Trump’s adviser. According to Peter Navarro — «the point isn’t about the punishment — it’s about the holding of the Chinese Communist Party accountable». Peter Navarro didn’t specify what measures the USA may take in relation to China. He declined to answer the question of whether or not these measures can relate to the trade between the countries. Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.