Syria News | Jihadists suffer embarrassing defeat in their largest attack in Hama this year
The Syrian Arab Army led by Tiger forces managed to foil jihadist rebels biggest attack this year in the northwestern countryside of Hama province.
A field source told Muraselon News that the Syrian army managed to foil militants attack toward Hamameyat and Kernaz towns east of recently captured town Kafr Nabudah.
According to the source, jihadist groups led by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Jaish al-Izza started attacking the army positions in the targeted areas coming from their positions in Tall Abu Zaid at the evening where the army troops intercepted the attack and managed to fully wipe out the attackers.
The source added that Tiger forces units managed to destroy 6 heavy vehicles for the rebels including tanks and BMPs as well as destroying 3 technical vehicles, mostly by ATGMs and artillery strikes.
No info yet how many militants were killed but early reports say more than 20 while their bodies still in the battlefield area.
Early on, the Syrian army managed to score new advance in northern Hama and captured Tall Hawash (hill), Hawash and Jabriyah.