Three Russian heavy flame-thrower systems, TOS-1A “Solntsepyok”, are reportedly heading to the Hama countryside in order to purge al-Qaeda-linked terrorists advancing against government forces in the area.
Accorinng to a media activist from the Syrian town of Tartus, Ali Hamdan, released a photo of one of the systems en route from Tartus to Hama.
If confirmed, TOS-1A systems will play a major role in the expected government counter-attack in northern Hama.
A unit of the Russian Military Police was reportedly escoring the convoy.
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