On Sunday, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies captured Masa’adah village and Rsm Qunbur farm in the eastern Hama countryside, according to the Hezbollah media wing in Syria.
The media outlet also confirmed that Uqayribat town was captured by the SAA.
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Furthermore, the Hezbollah media wing said that ISIS defenses are collapsing all over the eastern Hama countryside pocket. ISIS likely lost most of its remaining fighters in the Uqayribat battle.
The ISIS-linked news agency Amaq published photos of a VBIED attack on the SAA east of al-Na’aimah village in the eastern Hama countryside on Saturday.
Amaq also announced that ISIS fighters shelled SAA positions in the eastern Hama countryside with mortars and artillery.
Meanwhile, ISIS continued to shell neighborhoods of al-Salamiyah city, according to local sources. So far, no civilians have been injured. However the shelling caused huge material damage.
ISIS lost more than half of its area in the eastern Hama countryside pocket. The SAA operation will likely liberate the entire area within next week.