Photo: Rodi Said / Reuters
Syrian armed forces launched an offensive on the positions of militants grouping “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in the North-East of the province of Hama, the so-called pocket. It is reported by Telegram-channel 4 Directorate responsible for monitoring activities of terrorists.
The military was able to occupy towns Rasmi Kibar, tel Shur, Department Kabir, Department Saghir, Rasmi Makaf, Abu Hanadi and Umm Rajun, which are located to the South-East from the previously liberated from the militants of the airbase of Abu Duhur. Units of the Syrian army attack terrorists and North. There they managed to knock out Macarena and Debalie.
The militants also reported the fighting and claimed that in some areas they keep the defense. Telegram-from the news Agency Amak says that on the East of the city of Sinjar, the militants killed five Syrian tanks and three APCS.
At the moment the attack continues.
Earlier, on 20 January it was reported that the militants “Hayat Tahrir al-sham”, based on the banned in Russia “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra”, as a result of fierce fighting left captured the 2015 Abu Duhur airbase, which is located in the South-East of Idlib.
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