Syrian Army Establishes Control in Areas Northern Countryside of Hama
Syrian Army soldiers and popular forces have engaged in fierce clashes with three main terrorist groups in Northeastern Hama, and have forced them to retreat from key positions in the region.
Army units carried out a series of military operations against terrorists' dens and gatherings to the west of Maan town in the northern countryside of Hama, establishing control over a number of points including al-Madajen and al-Burj areas and the point of Dhahret al-Fates and Talet Kherbet Kahila; SANA reported.
A military source clarified that many of Jund al-Aqsa terrorists were killed and a big amounts of weapons and explosives including a cannon, three mortar launches and a big number of shells were confiscated in the operations.
The source pointed out that the engineering units dismantled tens of mines and explosives planted by terrorists before they fled away in the areas restored by the army.
Later, the army's air force killed a number of terrorists and destroyed rocket launch-pads and cannon launchers in addition to several vehicles equipped with machine guns in Hama northern countryside.
Source: Al Alam