The army soldiers engaged in tough battle with Al-Nusra terrorists that intended to prevail over their positions in al-Satahiyat region and managed to repel their attack.
The al-Nusra suffered heavy casualties in the failed attack.
The army’s artillery units pounded Al-Nusra’s movements in the villages of Aqrab and al-Qantara in Southwestern Hama, inflicting heavy damage on their military hardware.
Relevant reports said on Friday that the army’s artillery units targeted terrorists’ positions in al-Latamina and Kafr Zita in Northern Hama, killing and wounding several militants.
The army men also stormed terrorists’ defense lines in Eastern Hama and managed to capture several positions in areas surrounding the village of al-Dakileh al-Shamali East of the town of al-Saboureh.
In the meantime, the army stormed ISIL’s strongholds West of the village of Jub al-Mazari’a East of the town of al-Salamiyah, killing eight terrorists and destroying two machinegun-equipped vehicles.