The Syrian Armed Forces have started large-scale operations in the northern parts of Hama in order to drive out terrorists from Maardas town.
Large-scale operations were started by the Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces (NDF) in the northern parts of Hama in order to drive out terrorists from Maardas town, located near the important fortified village of Maan.
According to military sources, terrorists’ positions inside the town of Maardas were targeted and hit by missile and artillery units of the Syrian Army. He also added that the Army is currently advancing towards the town.
Meanwhile, terrorists in the southern parts of Maardas were driven back by Syrian troops, while fierce clashes still continue in the region. Moving towards Maardas, the Syrian Army also cleared the farms of al-Ebada, Jabal al-Akrad and al-Khazan from terrorists.
On Tuesday, after the termination of the truce period in the country, more than 25 terrorists of the Jaish al-Fateh group were killed by Syrian army units in the northern parts of Hama province.
A terrorists’ attack on military posts of the Syrian Army in the village of al-Kabbaria, north of Maan, was repelled by the government forces. As result, more than 25 terrorists were killed and three their vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns, as well as a bulldozer were destroyed.
The end of the ceasefire was declared by the Syrian Army on Monday due to the fact that terrorists did not adhere to any of provisions, stated in the truce agreement. The Syrian Armed Forces have once again confirmed its commitment to combating terrorism after the end of the truce.