Army Starts New Phase of Operations in Northern Hama, Kills 2 Terrorist Commanders
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian army and resistance forces started a new round of massive assaults in Northern Hama on Thursday morning to capture the strategic town of Halfaya.
The army and its allies engaged in heavy clashes with the terrorists from the direction of the town of Mahrada in the West and Sansahar checkpoint in the South.
Meantime, the news websites affiliated to the dissident groups reported that during the clashes in Northern Hama, 2 military commanders of Jeish al-Izza terrorist group, named as Mohammad Jallad and Saher Adnan al-Saleh, were killed.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, the Syrian Army troops started their massive attack on the positions of Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) in Northern Hama and managed to open their way into the key town of Taybat al-Imam after daylong clashes.
The army troops started ground operation from several directions after the Syrian Air Force and the army’s artillery and missile units pounded Al-Nusra’s defense lines in Taybat al-Imam.
The army units, including hundreds of soldiers, managed to enter Taybat al-Imam form the Eastern direction of the newly-freed town of Souran and from the direction of Qamhaneh in the South.