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The Syrian army for the second time in recent days trying to capture a strategically important hill in the North-West province of Hama. This writes the Al Masdar News.
The onset of the group “Hayat Tahrir al-sham” (HTS created on the basis of the banned in Russia “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra”) is an elite formation of the “tiger Force”, which specializiruetsya on offensive operations. During a second attempted assault on government forces from the two sides attacked the village of tal-Low. At the same time the supply lines of the militants in the North of Hama actively attack the Syrian air force.
It is noted that army it is important to capture the city to re-open the road between the two Christian cities Scalabe and Sagrada. It was closed after the sudden counterattack of the forces of the jihadists, and Turkey-backed rebels.
Earlier, media reported that on June 9, Syrian troops launched a retaliatory attack on the militants ‘ advance, but were forced to withdraw from tal-Low after a series of losses.
The offensive support Air and space forces of Russia. They cause massive strikes. On 7 June it was reported that Russian troops had to retreat from a military base in tal Salba after the attacks HTS.
June 4, the Syrian army during the day captured three towns in Northern Hama.
Video, photo All from Russia.