BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 P.M.) – The jihadist rebels have launched a heavy assault in the northern countryside of the Hama Governorate this evening, targeting the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) positions near the Idlib axis.
Led by Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, the jihadist rebels reportedly stormed the Syrian Arab Army’s positions at the town of Al-Hamamiyat, which is located south of the Idlib Governorate axis.
According to a military source near the front-lines, intnese clashes are ongoing between the Syrian Army and jihadist rebels. He added that Jaysh Al-Izza is also assisting in the ongoing offensive.
No gains have been reported as of yet.
Tonight’s attack on Al-Hamamiyat in northtern Hama marks the first time this month that the jihadists have attempted to advance their positions in northwestern Syria.