Maj. Gen. Suheil al-Hassan, commander of the Syrian army’s Tiger Forces, have reportedly arrived the Syrian province of Hama in order to inspect the government forces deployed there and contribute to the plans of long-awaited counter-offensive against the Jund al-Aqsa terrorist group and its US-backed allies.
The Tiger Forces (Qawat Al-Nimr) are a special forces unit of the Syrian army that has been described as one of the most effective pro-government units in the Syrian war.
Maj. Gen. Suheil al-Hassan arrived Hama after the joint terrorist forces captured the strategic town of Ma’an and nearby hilltops from the Syrian army and the National Defense Forces. Terrorist military commanders have likely seen the offensive in Hama as a false maneuver aimed to draw the Syrian government attention from the ongoing clashes in Aleppo. However, the recent gains of terrorist forces in the province demonstrate that their actions can pose a significant threat to the Syrian army and its allies in the province.