+18: Syrian units foil massive rebel attack northern Hama (pictures)

The defensive units of the Syrian Army have defended against powerful militants attack that targeted the government-held areas in northern Hama countryside.

Military sources said that the Army troops managed to thwart the HTS offensive on “Khuwain, Jaddou’iah, Tal maraq and Hamadaniyah” areas, and secured the perimeter of those villages.

The UK-based SOHR reported that many fighters belong to HTS and allied factions were killed including 4 commanders during their attack.

The following footage was taken by Syrian soldier from inside Khuwain village that attacked this morning.