Syrian army frees civilians kidnapped by terrorists in Hama

The Syrian army has released 19 civilians that were kidnapped by the Daesh terrorists in Northeastern Hama, transferring them to safe regions, military sources confirmed on Sunday.

The sources said that the army soldiers stormed Daesh positions and freed 19 civilians, including four children, kidnapped by the terrorists in al-Sa’an region and kept in a jail in the village of Um Sahrij in northeastern Hama.

Earlier reports said that the army troops stormed the lines of the Al-Nusra Front (Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at or the Levant Liberation Board) in northeastern Hama and drove the terrorists out of two more villages.

The army men hit Al-Nusra positions hard along the road connecting the towns of Sheikh Hilal to Ithriya and captured the villages of al-Khafiyeh and Rasm Sawi.