The pro-militant Smart News Agency quoted special sources as saying that the Russian military has sent a large amount of weapons and military equipment to the northern countryside of the Hama Governorate recently.
According to the Smart News report, the Russian military sent heavy equipment comprising of artillery units and missile launchers as well as many tanks for the Syrian Army near the front-lines in Hama.
It noted that the Russian military equipment had arrived at the Port of Tartous on two ships.
At the same time, the Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper also reported that the Syrian Army units pounded the military forces in the Idlib Governorate towns of Tal Sakik and Atshan, killing and wounding a large number of militants.
The Syrian Arab Army is reportedly preparing to launch a new military operation in northwestern Syria in the coming weeks.
A source from the Syrian Army said the Syrian Army’s High Command has not decided on the axis; however, it is very likely east of Kafr Naboudeh.