VIDEO: Syrian Army Troops Advance in Northern Hama, Hit Al-Qaeda
The Syrian Army launched a new offensive in the northern Hama countryside on Wednesday that targeted the Jund Al-Aqsa (Syrian Al-Qaeda franchise) controlled village of Ma’ardes.
The Syrian Armed Forces managed to captured several points near Ma’ardes’ eastern perimeter; this paved the way for their eventual assault on the village.
Footage of this advance was captured by Hezbollah’s media wing using a reconnaissance drone on Wednesday.
Leading the charge to Ma’ardes on Wednsday was the Syrian Arab Army’s 47th Regiment and 87th Brigade of the 11th Tank Division; they were also joined by the National Defense Forces (NDF), Syrian Air Force Intelligence, Hezbollah, and 555th Regiment of the 4th Mechanized Division, almasdar reported.