Syria in Last 24 Hours: Terrorists Sustain Heavy Losses in Army Offensive in Hama Province
The Syrian army killed and wounded scores of terrorists in Hama province.
The Syrian army also inflicted heavy losses on the terrorist groups in other key regions across Syria.
The Syrian military forces struck the terrorist groups’ concentration centers and gatherings along a key road from Hama to the neighboring province of Homs, inflicting a heavy death toll on the militants.
Syrian Army soldiers attacked terrorists’ positions in the Western side of al-Salamiyah near the road to Homs province, destroying the militants’ vehicle and killing a large number of them.
The Syrian army’s engineering units also defused a large number of bombs and explosive traps planted by the terrorists in Wadi al-Adhib region near the road connecting Sheikh Hillal to Ithriya in Northeastern Hama.
Meantime, the Syrian air force launched an intensive air campaign and struck the terrorist groups in Northern Hama on Friday.
Syrian army aircraft targeted three main sites of the terrorist groups in Ma’ardes, Taybat al-Imam and Zour al-Tibeh, destroying four tanks, three machinegun-equipped and several armored vehicles of the militants.
Several members of the terrorist groups were also killed in the air assault with many more reported wounded.
The Syrian Army artillery units opened heavy fire at the concentration centers and gatherings of terrorist groups in Northern Lattakia, inflicting major losses and heavy casualties on the militants.
The Syrian artillery targeted terrorists’ strongholds in Barzah al-Tahtani mountain, Kafr Sandou height, Zohra Abu Assad and Tal Tardin regions, leaving tens of militants dead or wounded.
In the meantime, Syrian fighter jets bombed terrorists’ centers in the mountainous regions of Northern Lattakia in Barzah al-Tahtani, Kafr Sandou, Zohra Abu Assad and Tal Tardin.
Syrian Army troops and National Defense Forces (NDF) carried out a successful attack on the gathering of a group of terrorists in Northern Quneitra, leaving at least eight militants dead and several more wounded.
Syrian government forces ambushed a terrorist group in al-Naqar al-Gharbi site in Mashati Hadar region and killed 8 terrorists. Several other were also wounded in the raid.
Terrorists’ equipment and weapons were also destroyed in the ambush.
The Syrian warplanes bombed heavily ISIL’s sites in the Southern side of the Euphrates River in Deir Ezzur province, slowing down the terrorist group’s movements in the region.
The Syrian Army aircraft pounded ISIL’s bases near the village of al-Mura’yeh on the Western side of Deir Ezzur, grounding the terrorists in their strongholds.
Also, ISIL’s gatherings near al-Thardah mountain on the Southern side of Deir Ezzur were smashed by the Syrian jets.
Three tanks, seven machinegun-equipped vehicles and two armored vehicles of the ISIL were destroyed in the air raid.
A notorious commander of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) was killed in the Syrian Army troops’ heavy fire in Dara’a countryside, the FSA announced.
“The Commander of Musa Bin al-Nasir Battalion and the Lieutenant Commander of Khalid Bin Valid Brigade was killed in clashes with the Syrian army soldiers in the Southern province of Dara’a,” FSA confirmed.