Provinces, SANA- Army units on Tuesday established control over Tal al-Aswad and the abandoned battalion in southeastern countryside of Idleb.
SANA’s reporter said that army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, carried out special military operations against the gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, regaining control over Tal al-Aswad and the abandoned battalion near al-Msheirfeh village, southeast of Idleb, and restoring fire control over Um Hartein village in Hama countryside.
The operations ended up with the killing a number of al-Nusra terrorists, injuring many others and destroying their fortifications as the army’s engineering units dismantled mines and IEDs.
The reporter indicated that the army units also launched intensive strikes against the lines of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in southeastern countryside of Idleb, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists’ ranks and equipment in Tel Mardeikh, Saraqeb, Um Hartein , Abu Dali.
Earlier, army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, engaged in violent clashes with Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist groups on the direction of Abu Dali village in the southern countryside of Idleb province in coincidence with carrying out concentrated bombardments against terrorists’ positions in the surrounding of Abu Dali and al-Mshairfeh.
SANA reporter in Hama province said that the clash left a number of terrorists killed or injured, as their hideouts and positions were destroyed.
The reporter added that the army units carried out concentrated operations on the directions and lines of movements of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the villages of Sinjar, al-Zafr, al-Khowein, Tal Amara, Tal Mardikh and Kafer Omaim, destroying their vehicles and killing scores of them.
Large groups of al-Nusra terrorists fled away from the villages Qbeibat Abu al-Huda and Ras al-Ein in northeastern countryside of Hama due to the army’s operations.
Syrian warplane fall in Northern Hama, pilot killed
Meanwhile, a Syrian warplane fell down while carrying out air sorties against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist gatherings in the northern countryside of Hama province.
A military source told SANA reporter that the Syrian warplane was shot by the terrorist organizations positioned in the countryside of Hama, adding that the pilot was killed.