Hama, Syria (10:00 A.M.) – The Syrian and Russian air forces continued their aerial campaign over northern Hama on Friday, targeting several sites that belonged to the jihadist rebels of Jund Al-Aqsa (Al-Qaeda franchise) and Faylaq Al-Sham.

According to a military source at the Hama Airport, the Russian and Syrian air forces took turns hammering the jihadist-controlled villages of Souran, Taybat Al-Imam, and Helfaya on Friday morning.

The Syrian and Russian air forces were also providing air cover to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) soldiers near the villages of Ma’ardes and Al-Iskenderiyah, as they attempt to advance westward against the jihadist rebels.

Over the last 72 hours, the Syrian Armed Forces have managed to recapture 3 small villages from the jihadist rebels; however, they still have a long way to go before recovering all points lost in northern Hama.

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Day after day, we hear here, the Russians shatter, pound, fragmentalise, micronise, pulverise, granulate, crush etc. etc. I wonder how come they do it all over the next day again?

It sounds plain stupid when you read these bombastic claims daily. One of these bombers drops 8-10 bombs at one time. It is hardly atomising. Get real guys!

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well yes, a little more precise info might be of interest –but then may be sensitive/classified.
..would be interesting to know if they are now using Hamedan in Iran, if they are using high-precision guided stuff (Su 34 rather than 24), if the strategic bombers are flying from Iran thus doubling/tripling their efficiency etc ..
If they are using the best they have rather than the cheapest thus neutralizing any MANPADs threat and have good intel then they may indeed be inflicting intolerable losses

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some more military info would be nice yes

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Pulverising northern Hama to re-capture 3 small villages! Think again.