WATCH Syrian Army's Successful Offensive in Hama-Idlib-Aleppo
The troops also captured another strategic region in northeastern Hama, a hill overlooking the village of Rasm al-Dahal north of the villages of Qanafez, after a fierce battle with terrorists.
A source in the Syrian Army also confirmed to Sputnik that elite assault units of the army have liberatedmultiple villages, all of which are located to the south-west of the previously liberated airbase Abu al-Duhur.
Russian aviation has been providing significant support to the ground-based Syrian forces.
The source added that control over the strategic height of Rasm al-Dahal will provide the army with control over Totah Hajilah.
The army also carried out a successful operation in the south of the province of Aleppo, where, after heavy clashes with terrorists of al-Nusra Front, the villages of al-Mulaham and Atshanah Sharqiyah were liberated.
The terrorists suffered heavy casualties and their military hardware was severely damaged in the attack.