RNA - Abu Rashid Tizin, the field commander of al-Turkistani Islamic Party, was killed in clashes with the army men in Northern Hama.
The army men clashed fiercely with Al-Nusra and other terrorist groups in several regions in al-Talisiyeh, Tal (hill) Sowda and al-Qaherah regions in Northern Hama.
In the meantime, the Syrian Air Force and the army's artillery units targeted the positions and supply lines of the terrorists from Atshan to al-Habit and Tal al-Sayyad between the provinces of Hama and Idlib and in the depth of terrorist-held regions, destroying their command centers and arms depots.
A military source said that heavy fighting is underway in the region and the terrorist groups have thus far suffered major losses in their failed attacks.
Relevant reports said on Monday that the army soldiers continued to hit ISIL terrorists trapped in a region in Eastern Hama and Northeastern Homs and captured the village of Abu Hanaya East of the village of Qalib al-Thor.
In the meantime, the Syrian and Russian fighter jets and the army's artillery targeted ISIL's positions in the village of Abu Hanaya, al-Hardaneh and Abu Habilat in Northern Hama, killing tens of terrorists.