The Syrian Army troops captured several villages after heavy attacks on the positions of the Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at or the Levant Liberation Board) in their push towards Abu al-Dhohour airbase in Southeastern Idlib.
The army forces beat back the al-Nusra from the villages of MardQana al-Bartaqa and Moshrefa Harmala Northeast of the newly-liberated town of Sinjar.
Also, the army men freed the villages of al-Fariheh, al-Hajman, al-Davoudiyeh, Rob'a al-Hawa and Abu al-Alij in Southeastern Idlib.
Field sources confirmed earlier today that tens of civilians in several villages in Southeastern Idlib protested against the Al-Nusra Front and drove them out of their regions as the Syrian Army troops have been rapidly advancing against terrorists.
The sources reported that tens of people in the villages and towns of Ramleh, Abu Alij, Jubb al-Qasab, Maksar Tahtani, Maksar Foqani and Kheiriyeh in Southeastern Idlib hoisted Syrian flags and forced the Al-Nusra terrorists out of their regions.
The sources also reported that heavy fighting has erupted between the civilians and Al-Nusra terrorists in Asqat region in the town of Saqlin in Northern Idlib.