In the Last 24 Hours: Army Close to Disconnecting Ankara-Controlled Areas in Hama

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Damascus Army is moving to split up the areas controlled by the Turkish Army in Northern Hama, including areas which host Turkey’s monitoring posts as the Syrian Army continues advances in the Southern parts of Idlib.

“The government forces have targeted the terrorists’ military positions in the town of al-Tamaneh East of Khan Sheikhoun from their positions in Tal Sakik in Southeastern Idlib,” a Syrian Army military source said.

Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over past 24 hours.

Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army’s operations in provinces across Syria.

Hama

The Syrian Army is moving to split up the areas controlled by the Turkish Army in Northern Hama, including the areas used for Turkey’s monitoring as the Syrian Army continues advances in the Southern parts of Idlib.

A Syrian Army military source said that the government forces have targeted the terrorists’ military positions in the town of al-Tamaneh East of Khan Sheikhoun from their positions in Tal Sakik in Southeastern Idlib.

The source also pointed to the Syrian Army’s efforts to take full control of al-Tamaneh town in Eastern Khan Sheikhoun in Southern Idlib, and said that other units of the Syrian Army are advancing from al-Hobait town towards Kafar Ain town in Western Khan Sheikhoun.

He noted that if the Syrian Army makes advances from both directions and the government troops meet each other in Khan Sheikhoun, the terrorist groups stationed in over ten regions in Northern Hama, including the city of Mourek which is an area under Ankara’s control, will fully come under the Syrian Army’s siege.

Idlib

Several senior terrorist commanders of Jeish al-Ahrar were killed by the Syrian Army in Southern Idlib.

The sources close to terrorist groups announced on Thursday that during the Syrian Army’s military operations in Southern Idlib, Jeish al-Ahrar’s chief commander Abu Mosaeb Tunisi, special chief commander Abu Satif al-Baneshi and commander of Jesish al-Ahrar’s operations room in Southern Idlib Abu Qatadeh al-Homsi have been killed.

The Syrian Army has tightened its siege on terrorists in Mourek, Kafar Zita and al-Latamaneh and drive a wedge among several more regions in Northern Hama after making massive advances in Northern Hama.

Meantime, the Syrian Army dispatched massive military equipment to Southern Idlib as Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) experienced a heavy defeat in failed attempt to regain control of the regions they have already lost to the Syrian Army.

The battlefield sources in Northern Syria said that Tahrir al-Sham terrorists conducted a fierce attack on the Syrian Army’s military positions in the town of Sakik to East of Khan Sheikhoun in Southern Idlib.

The sources pointed to heavy losses inflicted by the Syrian Army on the terrorists during clashes with them, and said that the Syrian Army destroyed a bomb-laden vehicle of Tahrir al-Sham terrorists which was moving towards the Syrian Army’s military positions in the town of al-Tamaneh and their bomber drone in the town of al-Jisat in Southern Idlib.

They said that the Syrian Army has dispatched massive military equipment comprising tens of vehicles and military equipment as well as reinforcements to Sakik to fortify its positions after warding off the terrorists’ attacks.

Idlib: Syrian Army Gets Closer to Tahrir Al-Sham’s Key Base in Khan Sheikhoun

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army continued its advances towards the city of Khan Sheikhoun, the main bastion of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) terrorist group and took control of a region as government forces dispatched new military convoy to Southern Idlib.

The Syrian Army troops, backed by artillery and missile units, engaged in fierce clashes with Tahrir al-Sham terrorists in the town of Sakik in Southern Idlib and took control of the town of Tal Ra’i.

A military source, meantime, pointed to the Syrian Army advances towards the town of al-Tamaneh in Southern Idlib from Tal Ra’i, and said that the Syrian Army troops attacked defense lines of Tahrir al-Sham in al-Tamaneh.

The source noted that al-Tamaneh is the gate to Khan Sheikhoun, and said that other Syrian troops are also advancing towards West of Khan Sheikhoun from al-Hobait.

Meantime, the Syrian Army plans to lay siege on areas under the control of terrorists in Northern Hama from two directions after reaching Khan Sheikhoun.

The Syrian Army has dispatched a massive military convoy comprising tens of trucks carrying military equipment and elite forces to Sakik in Southern Idlib.

In a relevant development on Saturday, the Syrian Army regained control of a strategic region and the nearby hills in Southern Idlib.

The army forces, backed by artillery and missile fire, engaged in heavy clashes with Tahrir al-Sham terrorists in the town of al-Tamaneh in the Eastern parts of Khan Sheikhoun on Saturday, taking back control of the strategic town of Sakik and adjacent hills.

Meantime, a field source said that other Syrian army troops also clashed with militants in al-Latamineh and al-Habit in Western Khan Sheikhoun in Southern Idlib, adding that the army intends to surround the terrorists in Southern Idlib and facilitate the operations in Idlib and Hama by launching concurrent operations in several fronts, driving wedges to separate the region into several parts and cutting the militants’ supply lines.

He added that the Syrian army has also dispatched a large number of forces and military equipment to Atshan, Abuda Ali and Abu Omar in Eastern Hama and Southern Idlib.

The Syrian army kicked off an offensive to impose full control over the terrorists’ strategic base in the town of al-Hobait in Southern Idlib on Saturday.

The Syrian Army units conducted artillery and missile attacks on terrorists’ military positions in al-Hobait in Southern Idlib, inflicting heavy losses and casualties on the militants.

Meantime, the Syrian Army troops engaged in heavy clashes with the terrorists in Um al-Khalakhil and al-Zarzour region in the Southeastern outskirts of Idlib.

A battlefield source pointed to the Syrian Army’s efforts to liberate al-Hobait town in Southern Idlib, and said once the Syrian army completes control over this region which is the gate to Idlib, it will be able to take control of the city of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib and the international Damascus-Aleppo road.

He also referred to the Syrian Army plan to lay siege to the remaining areas controlled by terrorists in Northern Hama, and said that the Syrian army troops will manage to take full control of Sahl al-Ghab region in Northwestern Hama once they liberate the town of al-Hobait.