The Syrian Arab Army has launched a massive attack on terrorists in Jabal al-Akrad (Kurdish Mountains), specifically in the area of Salma – a terrorist stronghold. The SAA has taken control of the strategic hills in the western part of the village. The SAA now controls a out 40 percent of the area. It is believed another SAA force from the Prophet Isaiah Mountains has also launched an attack as well.. Government troops are closing in on Kessab while tightening the strain on Nab’ain. Furthermore, the SAA backed by the NDF have advanced near the village of Kafar Dulba and have effectively put Salma under siege. Also note that some government troops are still stationed on the perimeter of Khan Shaykhun while fiercely defending the area.