Syrian army expands its control in Idlib countryside

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UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — The Syrian army has expanded its control over the administrative border between the provinces of Hama and Idlib, where they have taken a number of villages from the grip of militants.

According to “the Central Military Media” cell, on Monday, that the Syrian army after clashes, extend its control over villages Al Hoash and Tel Hawash and Jabriya in Idlib countryside south-west.

These villages are located near the administrative border between the two provinces, in the vicinity of the strategic town of Kfar Nabouda entered by the government forces last week.

For its part, the agency “SANA” Syrian official confirmed the outbreak of clashes between the government and militants, “the editorial board of the Levant”, which constitute the “Front victory” terrorist backbone on the axis of Tel Hawash, but forces control the army without the benefit of the town.

The agency said that the Syrian army targeted with rockets and artillery fire a group of gunmen, in the vicinity of the town of Massena northeast of the city of Maheeda in the north-eastern Hama.

In the nearby area, government forces carried out missile strikes on mechanisms belonging to the organization of the “Al-Azzam Brigades” on the outskirts of the town of Lantana, according to “SANA”.

On the other hand, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, based in Britain, reported the continued clashes between the two sides in the area of ​​Mount Shachbo, in addition to air raids targeting a number of areas.

The United Nations has expressed serious concern about the impact of military operations in the area on the lives of civilians living there.

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