The Syrian Army has dispatched a large number of troops and massive military equipment to its military positions in Northern Hama and Southern Idlib to reinforce its military points in Kafar Naboudeh strategic region in Northern Hama near borders with Idlib.
Meantime, the Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper pointed to the preparations by the Syrian Army to attack al-Hobait strategic region in Southern Idlib, and said that the Syrian Army heavily pounded the terrorists’ military positions and hideouts in the region.
The Syrian Army’s ground and air forces also pounded the terrorists’ military positions near Mourek, al-Zuka, al-Arbaeen and the town of Shar-e Naz in Jabal Shahshabou in Northern and Northwestern Hama and Kafar Anoid, Khan al-Sabal, Hazarin, Sheikh Mustafam, Kafar Nubl and Tarmala in Southern Idlib, destroying all targets, it added.
Battlefield sources in Northern Syria also said that a large number of terrorists and their commander, including a senior terrorist commander of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front), Abu al-Fath al-Farqali nom de guerre al-Mo’atasem Bellah al-Madani, were killed.
Meantime, the terrorist groups stationed in Northern Hama targeted residential areas in the town of Qamhaneh and the city of Salhab in Northern and Northwestern Hama with rockets.
In a relevant development in mid-May, the Syrian Army spread to the borders of Idlib province after advancing in Northwestern Hama and regaining control over several towns and villages.
The Syrian Army troops backed by artillery units and air force engaged in clashes with the terrorists North of Qala al-Maziq in Northwestern Hama, taking control of the towns of Bab al-Taqa, al-Sharia, al-Arimeh and al-Jamazieh.
The Syrian Army troops also managed to take control of the towns of Meidan Ghazal and al-Mostariheh in Jabal Shahshabou axis.
A military source pointed to deployment of the Syrian Army’s units in al-Sharia town, and said that the Syrian Army troops arrived in Southern borders of Idlib province after making recent advances.
Meantime, the Syrian Army’s artillery and missile units also pounded the military positions and movements of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) in the towns of Heish, Kafar Sajneh and Hass in Northern Hama and Southern Idlib as well as destroying several key centers and military positions of terrorists from where they launched attacks on the safe zone and killed a number of terrorists.