SANA– Army units operating in Hama province made a new significant advancement in eradicating Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists from al-Sa’an area establishing control over Shkhaiter village 82 km to the northeast of Hama city.
SANA reporter said that over the past few hours, army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, expanded operations against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the northeastern countryside of the province to target Jabhat al-Nusra hotbeds in Shkhaiter village.
The reporter added that army units and the supporting forces broke into the terrorists’ dens in the village from different directions, and they engaged in violent clashes with them, leaving scores of terrorists dead and others injured, while their remnants fled away to the neighboring villages.
The fleeing terrorists pulled up the bodies of the killed terrorists from the streets of the village in an attempt to cover the heavy losses inflicted upon them in the personnel and equipment.
The army engineering units combed the whole village and dismantled tens of explosive devices and mines, according to the reporter.