01:09 GMT08 August 2020
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    The Syrian Army repelled a string of attacks on their fighting positions by militants from the Jaish al-Fatah terrorist group in the northern part of Hama province, the Army reported. Over 100 terrorists were killed.

    Soldiers of the Syrian Arab Army in Darayya, a Damascus suburb
    © Sputnik / Mikhail Voskresenskiy
    "Fierce combat lasted for 24 hours. We were fighting armed groups that came close to the army positions in the villages of al-Buida, al-Massana, Zlin, Zor and al-Zlakiyat in northern Hama. All attacks were repelled. Over 100 terrorists were killed, two armored vehicles and several cars equipped with heavy machine guns were destroyed," the report read.

    The Syrian national news agency SANA, citing a military source, reported that 13 technicals, three artillery guns, 23 mortar firing sites and 20 trucks with homemade missile launchers were destroyed in fighting in northern Hama.

    The Syrian Army responded with a special operation in al-Zakat in northern Hama and destroyed a terrorist HQ.

    In their turn, aircraft of the Syrian Air Force carried out airstrikes against positions of al-Nusra Front and its allies in al-Zakat and three neighboring villages, near the border with the provinces of Idlib and Hama. Arms depots, vehicles, artillery guns and terrorists’ hideouts were destroyed.

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    military conflict, Al-Nusra Front, Syrian Army, Syria
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