The army forces, supported by heavy artillery and missile fire, retook control over Qabibat Abu al-Mahdi in Northeastern Hama and continued to advance to gain back full control over the village of Um Haratayn and Tavilat al-Rahman hill in the Eastern parts of Um Haratayn.
The Syrian army soldiers killed a number of terrorists, including their military and field commander Khalid al-Aloush and his brother Hani al-Aloush, affiliated to Ahrar al-Sham terrorist group.
Meantime, a field sources said that the militants’ military lines have collapsed after the army inflicted heavy defeat on al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) during clashes.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, the Syrian Army men drove the Al-Nusra Front out of more regions in Northeastern Hama in their push towards Abu al-Dhohour airbase.
The army soldiers stormed Al-Nusra positions in Northeastern Hama and imposed control over Ra’as al-Ein hill Northeast of the village of Khneifes and the village of Qabibat Abu al-Hoda North of al-Khneifes.
Also, other units of the army hit Al-Nusra’s positions in al-Mosheirefeh, Abu Dali regions, Tal (hill) Al-Moqata’a, Tal al-Tawil and Tal Awvad and imposed major losses on the terrorists.
In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force pounded terrorists’ strongholds in the towns of Atshan, Abu Dali and al-Tamanna in Northern Hama, killing a number of Al-Nusra fighters and destroying their positions.