Syrian Army Gives Crushing Response to Terrorists in Hama, Idlib 19 March 2019 War Reports 676 Source: Fars News The Syrian Army heavily pounded the terrorists’ military positions in Northern Hama and Southern Idlib in response to their attacks on government forces from the demilitarized zone. The Syrian Army’s missile and artillery units pounded the movements of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) and their allies in Tal Osman, Mourek and al-Janabareh in Northern Hama as well as al-Sahrieh, al-Hawija, al-Sharia’a and al-Sarmanieh in Western Hama, inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists. In Southern Idlib, the Syrian Army troops also engaged in heavy clashes with the terrorists who were intending to penetrate into the government forces’ positions from the surrounding areas of Ma’arat al-Numan, Talmanes and al-Katibeh al-Mahjoureh, killing a large number of them. The Syrian Army troops, meantime, destroyed several military vehicles and hideouts of the terrorists in Wadi Huweir, Khan Sheikhoun and Talmanes in Southern Idlib. The Arabic-language service of the Russian Sputnik News Agency reported that six Syrian soldiers were wounded in TOW missile attacks by Turkistani and Ansar al-Tawhid terrorist groups on Northern Hama from Sahl al-Ghab region. The terrorists also pounded the two towns of al-Rasif and al-Azizieh in Sahal al-Ghab in Northwestern Hama with rockets and artillery canons. In a relevant development on Sunday, the Syrian Army warded off attacks by terrorists of Tahrir al-Sham al-Hayat in Northern Hama, Southern Idlib and Western Aleppo, destroying their key military positions. The Syrian Army units engaged in heavy clashes with the terrorists in al-Sharia, al-Tavineh and al-Karim towns in Northern Hama, inflicting major losses on the terrorists and forcing a large number of them to retreat from the battle scene. The Syrian Army’s artillery and missile units also heavily pounded the terrorists’ gatherings near the town of al-Jamaseh and West of Kafar Naboudeh in Northern Hama, destroying the terrorists’ military positions and killing a large number of them. This comes as Tahrir al-Sham terrorists launched a large number of rocket attacks on the town of al-Saqilbiyeh West of Hama, killing and injuring a number of civilians. In Southeastern Idlib, the Syrian Army troops pounded the movements of Tahrir al-Sham and its allied militants from Badama and al-Najieh towns, inflicting heavy losses on them. In a relevant development last Wednesday, the Syrian army pounded and destroyed a command headquarters of Tahrir al-Sham amid fierce attacks by terrorists on their military positions. The Damascus army attacked the terrorists’ military positions and movements in al-Habit and around Babilon town, destroying a meeting of militant commanders and killing all those present at the venue. A military source also confirmed that the Syrian Army troops have destroyed a command center of Tahrir al-Sham together with several military vehicles in Harash Abedin town in Southeastern Idlib, inflicting heavy casualties on the terrorists. In Northern Hama, the Syrian Army troops engaged in heavy clashes with terrorist groups who had concurrently attacked the Syrian Army’s military positions near the town of Mahradeh and the al-Jadideh town in Northern Hama, inflicting heavy losses on the assailant terrorists after warding off their attack. Meantime, the Syrian Army troops attacked the terrorists’ military positions in Tal-e Shaviheneh, Kafar Hamreh and Haritan in response to their attacks on the civilian population in al-Zahra, al-Mokambo, al-Shahba al-Jadideh regions in Western Aleppo. In Western Aleppo, the Syrian Army’s units engaged in fierce clashes with Tahrir al-Sham and National Liberation Front terrorists in the surrounding areas of Jamiat al-Zahra and Rashedeen regions after fending off the militants’ attacks.