The Syrian Army backed by Air Force warded off a massive attack by Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) on government forces’ military positions in Northern Hama, killing tens of terrorists.
The Syrian Army engaged in heavy clashes with the terrorists and suicide bombers in al-Masasaneh axis in Northern Hama.
A field source pointed to the terrorists’ attempted attacks on Syrian Army’s military positions in al-Madajen, Zour al-Hayeseh, Kharba Ma’arin, and said the Syrian Army troops fended off the attack, inflicting heavy losses and casualties on the militants and forcing many more to flee the scene.
The Arabic-language service of Russian Sputnik News Agency reported that 48 terrorists were killed in failed attack by Tahrir al-Sham terrorists on government forces’ military positions.
Meantime, 20 Syrian Army soldiers were also killed in clashes with the terrorists and some others were also wounded.
The source pointed to the Syrian Air Force attacks on terrorists’ movements and military convoys in al-Latamaneh and al-Zuka, cutting the communication lines of the terrorists.
In a relevant development on Saturday, the Syrian army attacked terrorists’ bases and positions in response to their offensives from the demilitarized zone on safe regions under the army’s control in Northern Hama.
The terrorist groups stationed in the demilitarized zone in Northern Hama targeted the Mahrada city with 40 missiles, leaving heavy damage on the city’s power plant and residential areas as well as wounding a number of civilians.
The Syrian army units responded the offensive with heavy missile and artillery attacks, targeting the terrorists’ positions and moves South of Mourek town in Northern Hama and a military convoy carrying weapons and military equipment. Several hideouts of the terrorists were destroyed and a number of them were killed in the Syrian Army attacks.
Meantime, the Arabic-language service of the Russian Sputnik news agency reported that Jeish al-Izza terrorists also launched a missile attacked Mahrada City in Northern Hama.
A military source, meantime, pointed to the intensified attacks by terrorists from the demilitarized zone in recent days, and said that Haras ul-Din terrorists, stationed near the Turkish-controlled region in the surrounding areas of Mourek town, attacked residential areas in Souran City with several missiles. This comes as the terrorists’ missile attacks have been extended to the towns of al-Mahrouseh, Na’or Shatheh and Tal Bazam in Northern Hama.