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Terrorists Come under Army Siege in 1,200 sq-km of Land in Northern Syria

20 January 2018 19:41

 

The Syrian Army troops laid a full siege on the terrorists in a region as large as 1,200 sq-km stretching among the provinces of Aleppo, Hama and Idlib, military sources confirmed on Saturday.

The sources said that the army men managed to beat back terrorists from the village of Um Tineh in Southern Aleppo and moved towards the village of Um al-Joureh near Abu al-Dhohour airbase in Southeastern Idlib, laying siege on the militants in a region covering 1,200 sq/km of area from Southeastern Khanasser in Aleppo up to West of the town of Sinjar in Idlib and North of al-Sa’an region in Northern Hama.

A field source said that two-thirds of the besieged region are under the Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) control and the rest is held by the ISIL.

Field sources reported on Friday that the Syrian army dispatched a large number of forces and equipment to the town of al-Hazer in Western Aleppo.

They added that the army wants to launch a new phase of operations against the al-Nusra Front terrorists in the region.

Meantime, the al-Nusra has sent 15 military vehicles and a number of forces to Tal Ais and adjacent areas near al-Hazer.

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