Al-Nusra Retreats from More Regions in Southeastern Idlib under Syrian Army Attacks
The sources said that the army men captured the villages of al-Adeliyeh, Tal al-Aowja, Rasm al-Ward and Marijab Jamlan after heavy fighting with Al-Nusra gunmen and their militant allies.
The sources said that a large number of Al-Nusra terrorists have been killed or wounded and a large volume of their military equipment has been destroyed in the army operation to liberate Abu al-Dhohour airbase in Southeastern Idlib in recent days.
Battlefield sources reported on Tuesday that the army men pushed Al-Nusra back from the village of al-Khariba and closed off the road connecting Abu al-Dhohour to the town of Ma’arat al-Nu’aman.
They added that the army’s artillery and missile units targeted the Al-Nusra movements near Abu al-Dhohour and inflicted major losses on them.
The sources pointed to the closure of two roads from Tal Zaman and Ma’arat al-Nu’aman to Abu al-Dhohour and said that the only open way to Abu al-Dhohour in Saraqib road that is still under terrorists’ control.
In the meantime, field reports said that Abu Musa al-Hamdani, a senior field commander of Taftnaz terrorist group, was killed together with the entire members of his group in Syrian Army’s operation near Abu al-Dhohour.