Updated-Army repels terrorist attack in Hama countryside

Provinces, SANA – Military source: Terrorist groups from the so-called “Liwa’a al-Iman” (Faith Brigade) on Monday violated the cessation of hostilities in Hama’s northern countryside along the direction of Um Hartin/Tal al-Zaatar/Maan.

Army and Armed Forces units repelled the terrorists’ attack, killing and injuring many of them and destroying several of their vehicles including 3 equipped with machineguns.

Later on Monday, the source said that terrorist groups affiliated to “al-Iman Brigade” attacked military checkpoints in the area surrounding Maan village to the north of Hama city in a new breach of the cessation of hospitalities agreement.

The source added that army units confronted the terrorist groups, destroyed 2 pick-up cars equipped with heavy machineguns and killed 6 terrorists.


Meanwhile, the army units established control over Points 853 and 600 near Wadi al-Qadahat to the direction of al-Hayal and al-Tar mountains in the eastern countryside of Homs.


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