HAMA, SYRIA (1:50 P.M.) – Moments ago, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) reportedly entered the strategic town of Souran after a short battle with the jihadist rebels in northern Hama.
According to an Al-Masdar field correspondent, the Syrian Armed Forces entered Souran from two different axes, paving the way for their seizure of several sites inside this strategic town in the northern Hama countryside.
Today’s advance in Souran comes just hours after the Syrian Armed Forces seized the large hilltop of Tal Al-Dour, which overlooks the town’s eastern flank.
Participating in the northern Hama offensive today are the following forces:
- Shaheen Group of the Tiger Forces
- 47th Regiment of the 11th Tank Division
- 87th Brigade of the 11th Tank Division
- 555th Regiment of the 4th Mechanized Division
- National Defense Forces (NDF)
- Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP)
- Syrian Air Force Intelligence