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Syrian Army Wards Off Terrorists’ Heavy Attacks to Retake Lost Military Positions by Hama, Idlib

The Syrian Army inflicted a heavy defeat on the militants after pushing back their offensive on army positions in Northern Hama and Southern Idlib.

The Arabic-language website of the Russian Sputnik news agency quoted a Syrian Army battlefield commander as saying that the Syrian Army backed by the country’s air force fended off three concurrent and heavy attacks by Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front), Horras al-Din and Ansar al-Towhid on government forces’ military positions near Kafar Naboudeh, al-Hawiz and al-Qasabiyeh in Northern Hama and Southern Idlib, killing at least 70 terrorists and also destroying several of their military vehicles, including Turkish Army’s armored vehicles.

Meantime, SANA news agency reported that the Syrian Army units engaged in heavy clashes with a large number of Tahrir al-Sham terrorists after the latter launched a heavy offensive the Army’s military positions in the town of al-Qasabiyeh in Southern Idlib, using state-of-the-art military and armored vehicles.

Meantime, a battlefield source said that the Syrian Army troops killed a large number of militants and forced others to retreat towards the towns of Arbou and al-Naqir to North and Northeastern of the region.

In Northern Hama, other units of the Syrian Army engaged in heavy clashes with Tahrir al-Sham and Kataeb (battalions) al-Izza who had attacked the Syrian Army’s military points North of Kafar Naboudeh town and foiled the militants’ attacks after inflicting heavy losses on them and destroying their military equipment.

The Syrian Army’s artillery and missile units also heavily pounded the military positions and movements of the terrorists in the town of Shir al-Magar in Jabal Shahshabou in Northwestern Hama.

In a relevant development on Wednesday, the Syrian Army backed by Russian and Syrian fighter jets foiled the attacks by Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at on government forces’ military positions in Northern Hama, inflicting heavy losses on the militants.

The Syrian Army units engaged in fierce clashes with Tahrir al-Sham terrorists who intended to penetrate into their military positions in Atshan and Ma’an in Northern Hama, killing a large number of terrorists and forcing others to retreat from their military positions.

Meantime, the Syrian Army’s artillery and missile units pounded military convoys of Tahrir al-Sham in the towns of al-Mashik and al-Ziareh in Sahl al-Ghab in Northwestern Hama, destroying several of their military centers and vehicles.

The Syrian Army artillery units also heavily pounded a military convoy of Tahrir al-Sham in the town of al-Jobin in Northern Hama that was preparing for launching attacks on government forces’ military positions, destroying several of their military vehicles and killing all militants inside them.

The Arabic-language website of the Russian Sputnik News Agency also reported that the Syrian and Russian fighter jets launched consecutive attacks on terrorists’ military positions in Khan Sheikhoun, Sakik and al-Tamaneh in Southern Idlib, destroying their military positions, movements and communication lines.

In a relevant development on Monday, the Turkish Army dispatched new military convoys to Northern Hama as clashes between the Syrian Army and Tahrir al-Sham has intensified there.

The Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper quoted a Syrian Army battlefield source as saying that the Turkish Army on Monday sent terrorists and massive military equipment, including missile-launchers, to Northern Hama concurrent with reinforcing its military positions in Shir al-Magar region.

It noted that over 20 military vehicles, including armored personnel carriers, military equipment and logistical supplies were sent to two Turkey-controlled areas which are dominated by Tahrir al-Sham.

Al-Watan noted that the Turkish military supplies were dispatched via Kafar Lousin crossing, adding that the terrorists use the Ankara-controlled regions in Northern Hama to launch attacks on residential areas and the Syrian Army’s military points.

The terrorist groups stationed in Northern Hama also launched several rocket attacks on the city of al-Saqilbieh in Northern Hama, killing and injuring a number of civilians.

The newspaper added that the Syrian Army’s artillery units and air force responded to the terrorists’ attacks by pounding their military positions in Northern Mahradeh in Northern Hama as well as Khan Sheikhoun, Hazarin, Ma’areh al-Sin and al-Dara al-Kabireh in Southern Idlib. A large number of terrorists were killed and wounded in the Syrian Army’s attacks.

Meantime, the Syrian Army dispatched massive military convoys, comprising troops and heavy military equipment to Northern Hama, including al-Saqilbieh region.

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