The Syrian Army troops carried out a massive attack on terrorist groups’ positions in Eastern Hama and retook full control over the lands they lost to militants on Thursday, military sources confirmed on Friday.
The Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) and Ahrar Al-Sham Movement joined forces on Thursday night to launch an attack on the Syrian Army in the Western countryside of al-Salamiyah city.
The terrorists attacked the Tal Kharfan area of Eastern Hama, resulting in the capture of several points.
At dawn on Friday, the army’s 11th Tank Division launched an attack in the Tal Kharfan area, recapturing all the points they lost to the terrorists the night before.
Relevant reports said on Thursday that the army continued its military operation against Al-Nusra Front in Northern Hama, killing a number of terrorists, including a notorious commander.
Maher Alu Abu Al-Abbas, field commander of Al-Nusra Front, was killed in tough battle with the Syrian army in Northern Hama, the websites close to the terrorist groups reported.
Abu Al-Abbas participated in battles against the Syrian army in Aleppo and Idlib cities.
The news comes as the Al-Nusra Front and other terrorist groups launched massive attacks against the Syrian army which resulted in the death and injury of at least 850 terrorists, including several senior commanders.