The Damascus Army’s missile and artillery units pounded the military positions of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) and their allied terrorists, including Jeish al-Izza, in the surrounding areas of al-Latamanieh town in Northern Hama, killing a number of terrorists, including their senior commander namely Manaf Aliwi.
The Syrian Army also pounded the terrorists’ movements in the town of al-Haviz in Sahl al-Ghab in Western Hama, killing and injuring a large number of them and forcing the remaining militants to retreat.
In Southern Idlib, the Syrian Army units also inflicted heavy casualties and losses on Tahrir al-Sham terrorists in al-Khovin Sakik, al-Zararzour and al-Tamaneh after pounding their military positions and hardware.
In a relevant development on Thursday, the Syrian army pounded the command center of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) in Northern Hama after the terrorist group and its allies’ attacks from the demilitarized zone on government forces.
The Syrian army units responded to the terrorists’ offensives against military points in Northern Hama on Thursday, and targeted their positions near the town of Murak, al-Latamineh, Kafr Zita, Kafr Naboudeh, Wadi al-Dorat and al-Hamirat in Northern Hama.
Meantime, field sources reported that the Syrian army forces destroyed several command centers of Jeish al-Izza militants, killing and wounding several of them.
Also, in Southeastern Idlib, the army troops attacked the terrorists’ moves towards army positions in Jorjanaz, Sakik and al-Khuwain, inflicting heavy tolls on them and wounding several other militants.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, a notorious commander of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at and a close aide to leader of the terrorist group Abu Mohammad Jolani was killed in a failed attack on the Syrian Army’s military positions in Southeastern Idlib.
“During an attack by Tahrir al-Sham and their allied militants on the Syrian Army’s military positions near Abu Dhuhour Military Airport in Southeastern Idlib, senior commander of Ajnad al-Kavkaz, nom de guerre Abu al-Bara Qafqazi, was killed,” the Arabic-language service of the Russian Sputnik news agency quoted local sources in Idlib province as saying.
The report noted Qafqazi’s proximity with Abu Mohammad Jolani and that he was second-in-command of Tahrir al-Sham who had taken part in worst possible crimes in Northern Syria.
The sources were also quoted by Sputnik as saying that al-Qafqazi also in cooperation with Jolani played an important role in facilitating passage of terrorists from Central Asia and Caucasus via borders with Turkey.