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Senior Nusra Commander Killed in Syrian Army Attacks in Northwestern Homs

A number of militants of Fatah al-Sham Front (previously known as the al-Nusra Front), including a notorious field commander, were killed in Syrian Army troops' offensives on terrorist centers in Northwestern Homs.

Alalam - Syria

The army men engaged in fierce clashes with terrorists in the villages of Jawalik, Seneisel and al-Mahatah, while the army's artillery units shelled the movements and gatherings of militants, killing at least seven militants in the villages of Jawalik and al-Mahatah and destroying a vehicle.

A military source said that Mohammad Qasim al-Hajj, the senior commander of terrorists, was killed in the clashes.

The army soldiers also targeted terrorists' centers in Qarnateh in Northern Homs and Borj Qaei in the Western part of the province, inflicting major losses on the militants.

In relevant developments in the province on Tuesday, the army men engaged in fierce clashes with Fatah al-Sham North of the town of al-Rastan, while the artillery units targeted terrorists' positions and movements in the same region, killing and wounding several militants and destroying their vehicles and equipment.

The artillery units also shelled Fatah al-Sham's bases in the town of Um Sharshouh, killing a number of militants, including commander of the mortar units of Fatah al-Sham Mustafa Qalib al-Hadab.

In the meantime, Fatah al-Sham's canons and vehicles sustained major damage in the attack.

The army soldiers also engaged in fierce clashes with Fatah al-Sham militants near the villages in al-Houla region in Northwestern Homs.

The army also pounded terrorist centers in the villages of al-Tayebeh al-Qarbi, Kafr Laha, Tal Zahab, Qarmas and Mareimin, killing and wounding a number of militants and destroying their vehicles, FNA reported

Source: Al Alam News Network

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