Army regains control over new areas

Provinces - Army units, in cooperation with the backup forces, on Tuesday regained control over the village of Sarha al-Qibliyeh, in the northeastern countryside of Hama province after inflicting heavy losses upon Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in personnel and equipment, SANA said.

According to SANA, the army units are pursuing the terrorists who fled away in the area and members of the engineering units dismantling the landmines and explosive devices planted by terrorists in the citizens’ houses and streets.

 

On Monday, the army units, in cooperation with the backup forces, regained control over the villages of al-Hasnawei and Abu al-Gher, 90 km northeast of Hama city.

While combing the areas, villages and towns which the army regained control over them, members of the engineering units detonated tunnels in the village of al-Hardaneh, destroyed rocket launcher pads were used by terrorists to target Salamiyeh city with various rocket shells, and seized a depot containing spare parts of armored vehicles and cars.

In the town of Oqairbat in the northeastern countryside of Hama, the army units, while combing the town, seized Daesh (ISIS) command center with 10 artillery shells and scores of explosives inside it.

Damascus countryside

Meanwhile, the army units thwarted infiltration attempts by large numbers of terrorists towards a military post in Harasta in Damascus countryside, killing scores of them and destroying their weapons and arms.

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