On March 14, militants launched a large-scale attack against the Syrina Arab Army (SAA) in northern Hama. According to pro-militant sources, they already captured the village of al-Hamamiyat and entered the village of Karnaz, which was also allegedly captured.
According to a statement released by militants, the operation is entitled “Wrath of Ghouta” and inolves forces of nine different armed factions. The goal fo the attack is to indirectly assist militant groups operating in Eastern Ghouta to resist the pressure from the SAA.
According to local sources, the militant attack aims to exploit that the Syrian military has redeployed a notable part of its best units for the operation in Eastern Ghouta.
Fierce clashes are ongoing.
Photos of militants and their military equipment involved in “Wrath of Ghouta: