The Jihadi civil war occuring in east Qalamoun has continued for the third day pitting ISIS against Jabhat Fateh Sham (formerly al-Nusra), Ahrar ash-Sham and Jaish al-Islam against each other.
ISIS launched an offensive against the Islamist coalition leading to their full control
over Jabal Zubaidi, Nakab area and Jabal al-Afa’i. Islamist coalition militants in Ruhaybah have announce a full mobilization of their forces to counter ISIS.
Meanwhile Jaish Tahrir al-Sham commander, Abo Fahed al-Lokha, was killed in clashes with ISIS in east Qalamoun.
Islamist coalition forces have also claimed to have destroyed an ISIS T-72 tank with a US-supplied TOW missile.