The ISIL resumed its advances in Northeastern Hama, capturing several towns which were under the control of the Al-Nusra Front.
The ISIL pushed North inside the Northeast Hama pocket, seizing at least the five towns of Abu Ajwah, Rasm Sakaf, Shayhat Al-Hamra, Atshanah and Musaywan South of Idlib province’s border.
Militant-affiliated websites reported on Saturday that the ISIL managed to expel rival terrorists of Al-Nusra Front from more than 15 villages in Northeastern Hama.
The websites reported that the ISIL captured the villages of Aniq Bajerah, Towtah, Hajilah, Abu Harij, Abu Marw, Abu Khanadeq, al-Samiriyah, al-Jadiadah, al-Wasitah, al-Mazabe’a, al-Shalou, al-Zajafi, Tawal al-Dabaqin and Jenah al-Sawarenah after heavy clashes with the Al-Nusra in Northeastern Hama.
Local sources said on Friday that the ISIL drove the Al-Nusra Front out of six more villages after days of heavy clashes in Northeastern Hama, heading towards Idlib province.