The Syrian Army soldiers started a fresh round of attacks on terrorists’ defense lines in Northern Hama and managed to push the militants back from several checkpoints.
The army troops, backed up by artillery fire, engaged in fierce clashes with the terrorists and took full control over the checkpoints of Kaziyeh Sha’er and al-Mabaqer West of the town of Ma’ardes along the road to the town of Taybat al-Imam.
The terrorists lost a number of fighters in the attack.
Military sources said earlier today that fresh army reinforcement troops have arrived in Hama province to reinvigorate government forces’ combat capabilities in the war against terrorist groups, , adding that the pro-government forces are now ready to start massive operations in the Northern parts of province.
The sources added that tanks, artillery, armored vehicles, rocket launchers as well as a significant number of the Syrian army’s elite forces who have been fighting the ISIS terrorists in Eastern Aleppo have poured into Northern Hama to continue military campaign against the Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) in the region.
Another field source said that taking back lost lands, liberating more positions and decreasing future threats of the terrorist groups in Northern Hama are the main objectives of the army’s fresh operation in the province.