Shiite group Hezbollah said that the area Arsaliyev operation against the militants, «Hayat Tahrir al-sham» is almost completed. Hizbullah urges opponents to stop resistance and surrender.
The main fighting took place in the valley al-hail, which was the main operating base of the jihadists. Representatives «Hezbollah» say that it is completely cleansed from Sunni militants.
«Hayat Tahrir al-sham» was originally called «Jabhat EN-Nusra» and was considered the Syrian branch of «al-Qaeda». Now she acts independently. A few days ago, its fighters seized the Syrian city of Idlib.
«The main part of the operation behind. After the liberation of Wadi al-hail only have to comb the area in search of fugitive militants. After that we will start an offensive against the Islamic state», — reads the statement of «Hezbollah».
The Lebanese army is not directly involved in the hostilities, limiting the isolation of the combat zone. Allegedly, during the operation killed 19 militants «Hezbollah» and 130 Sunni jihadists.