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20 August 2018 - 20:53
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Rasa - The Damascus Army launched heavy attacks on terrorists' positions in Northern Hama and Southern Idlib over the past 24 hours, inflicting major losses on the militants.
Syrian Army

RNA - The positions and movements of Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) and other terrorist groups in al-Latamina and Ma'arkaba in Northern Hama came under heavy shelling of the Syrian Army's artillery and missile units.


The terrorists sustained heavy casualties and their military hardware was badly damaged.


Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over past 24 hours.


Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army's operations in provinces across Syria.




The Syrian army launched heavy attacks on Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at positions in Northern Hama and Southern Idlib on Saturday, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.


The artillery and missile units shelled heavily the positions and movements of Tahrir al-Sham and other terrorist groups in al-Latamina and Ma'arkaba in Northern Hama, inflicting heavy casualties on the terrorists and damaging their military hardware.


Other artillery and missile units of the army pounded Tahrir al-Sham's strongholds and movements in the villages and towns of Um al-Khalakhil, al-Khowein, Tal Mar'ei, Tal al-Shih and al-Matane'ah along the Southeastern borderline of Idlib province.


A large number of terrorists that were digging trenches and building bunkers in Southern Idlib were killed in the army's artillery and air attacks.




The Syrian Army soldiers, backed up by artillery units and Air Force, managed to advance against ISIL in several directions in Sweida Badiyeh (desert) on Saturday.


The army men engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL in al-Ruhbah and Tal Qanem and managed to advance towards Toloul al-Safa in the Eastern Badiyeh of Sweida in Southern Damascus.


In the meantime, other units of the army advanced towards Toloul al-Safa from Um Marzakh and Qabr Sheikh Hossein flanks.


Also, the army's artillery units and aircraft pounded ISIL's positions and movements in Toloul al-Safa region, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.


A field source said that the army has pinned down ISIL behind its positions in Toloul al-Safa, and is tightening noose on the terrorists.




According to Fars News Agancy, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and American soldiers are coming under intensified attacks in Raqqa province.


On Saturday, a bomb went off at a gathering of SDF gunmen near the villages of al-Mahmoudli in Western Raqqa, killing and wounding several militias.


Also, unknown raiders attacked SDF in Dawar al-Kanisah in the town of Tabaqa in Western Raqqa, forcing the SDF to close off the entire roads to the city and keeping fighters on alert.


Meanwhile, another bomb went off near al-Nour mosque in the Central part of Raqqa city, while an American convoy was going through the street.




The US Army forwarded more military equipment to the Syrian provinces of Hasaka and Aleppo to develop its bases.


The Arabic-language al-Manar news network reported that the US-led coalition has forwarded more military equipment to its bases in towns of Tal Tamar, al-Houl and al-Shadadi in Hasaka province.


In the meantime, The London-based pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) disclosed on Saturday that over 70 trucks of the US army carrying military vehicles, equipment and construction materials have arrived in Syria in the last 24 hours.


It further disclosed that the coalition plans to send more convoys to Syria in the coming days.




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