Saturday 25 January 2020
News ID: 69287
Publish Date: 13 August 2019 - 21:58
DAMASCUS (Dispatches) – The Syrian Army continued its advances towards the city of Khan Shaykhun, the main bastion of Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group and took control of a region as government forces dispatched new military convoy to southern Idlib.
The Syrian Army troops, backed by artillery and missile units, engaged in fierce clashes with Tahrir al-Sham terrorists in the town of Sakik in southern Idlib and took control of the town of Tal Ra’i.
A military source, meantime, pointed to the Syrian Army advances towards the town of al-Tamaneh in southern Idlib from Tal Ra’i, and said that the Syrian Army troops attacked defense lines of Tahrir al-Sham in al-Tamaneh.
The source noted that al-Tamaneh is the gate to Khan Shaykhun, and said that other Syrian troops are also advancing towards west of Khan Shaykhun from al-Hobait.
Meanwhile, the Syrian Army plans to lay siege on areas under the control of terrorists in northern Hama from two directions after reaching Khan Shaykhun.
The Syrian Army has dispatched a massive military convoy comprising tens of trucks carrying military equipment and elite forces to Sakik in Southern Idlib.
In a relevant development, the Syrian Army regained control of a strategic region and the nearby hills in southern Idlib.
The army forces, backed by artillery and missile fire, engaged in heavy clashes with Tahrir al-Sham terrorists in the town of al-Tamaneh in the eastern parts of Khan Sahykhoun on Saturday, taking back control of the strategic town of Sakik and adjacent hills.
Meanwhile, a field source said that other Syrian army troops also clashed with terrorists in al-Latamineh and al-Habit in western Khan Shaykhun in southern Idlib, adding that the army intends to surround the terrorists in southern Idlib and facilitate the operations in Idlib and Hama by launching concurrent operations in several fronts, driving wedges to separate the region into several parts and cutting the terrorists’ supply lines.
He added that the Syrian army has also dispatched a large number of forces and military equipment to Atshan, Abuda Ali and Abu Omar in eastern Hama and southern Idlib.

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