Breaking: Syrian Army starts massive assault in northern Syria

The Syrian Arab Army has started their long awaited ground offensive in northern Syria in bid to capture the de-escalation zone that expands between Hama and Idlib provinces.

Led by Tiger Forces, the Syrian troops start attacking rebel defenses on Kafr Nabudah axis in north-western Hama countryside under heavy fire cover of artillery and missiles strikes as well as airstrikes by the Russian and Syrian air force.

The Syrian army units managed to break-thru rebel defenses in the area and captured al-Janabra and al-Bana towns just south of Kafr Nabudah amid the ongoing ground assault.

Army source said that the attack still ongoing and more towns are expected to be captured within new few hours.