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Syrian Army Repels Terrorists’ Heavy Offensives in Idlib

12 January 2018 20:13

 

The Syrian Army troops fought back a fresh round of attacks by al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) in Southeastern Idlib following terrorists’ move to form a Joint Operation Room in Hama and Idlib provinces, well-informed sources said on Friday.

The Al-Nusra terrorists deployed in Tal (hill) Aqbar and Tal Skeik in Southern Idlib stormed the army positions near Atshan, Tal Marq, al-Khowein, Zerzur and Um al-Khalali in Southeastern Idlib, but their attacks were warded off by the army soldiers, the sources said.

They added that the army men further carried out rapid counter-attacks and managed to recapture lost positons.

A sum of 20 terrorists, including field commanders, were killed and their military hardware were destroyed in the failed attacks in the army’s counter-attacks.

Field sources confirmed on Thursday that the army men have regained control of the villages of Rasm al-Dabisheh, Rasm Abed Boutiyeh and Um Jarin in operations in Southeastern Idlib.

Reports also said that the Syrian army soldiers have advanced in the town of Abu al-Dhohour West of Abu al-Dhohour airbase, regaining control of the Eastern districts of the town.

Sources said that during the army operations, a field commander of al-Nusra terrorist group, namely Qasourah al-Qabi was killed.

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