Syrian Army Repels Terrorists’ Heavy Offensives in Idlib
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.