The Syrian army forces continued advance in Northeastern Hama, taking back control of the villages of Abisan, Jabal Abisan, Rasm al-Khala, Jadidah, al-Khafiyeh, Abu Hamad, Tabarat Azbib, Job al-Safa, Ableh, Aniz, Sheikh Mazoud, Rasm al-Ward and Thaniyeh al-Sofani.
A field source confirmed the army’s control over 55 towns in the triangle region among Idlib, Hama and Aleppo provinces, stressing that the Syrian army soldiers have retaken control of 80% (850sq/km) of ISIL-occupied regions.
The ISIL had laid siege on a 1,100-sq/km region in Hama, Aleppo and Idlib.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, the Syrian army troops stormed ISIL’s positions in a large besieged region among the provinces of Hama, Aleppo and Idlib and freed 11 more villages.
The army men seized control over the villages of al-Daq, al-Salehiyah, al-Halibiyah, Najm al-Zohour, al-Masloukhiyah, Houma, Um Qarin, al-Samaqiyah, al-Wahibi, Nafaha and al-Tafaha after tough battle against the ISIL.
ISIL suffered heavy casualties and their military hardware sustained major damage in the attack.