Syrian Army Stops Terrorist Attacks in Various Provinces

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Damascus, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian army managed to stop terrorist offensives in the province of Hama, while its units advanced in the north of the Aleppo, military sources indicate today. In Hama, where fighting forced the displacement of more than 40,000 settlers to areas controlled by the Government, the casualties inflicted on extremists amounted to 2,200, including leaders of Saudi, Egyptian and Iraqi origin.

According to the reports, Abu Rabi, Abed Hamin Qadeh and Abu Obeida Terkestani, all leaders of groups affiliated to the so-called Levant Liberation Board -former Jabhat al NusraÂá(Al Nusra Front)- were killed.

In about a week of operations, the military destroyed more than a hundred armoured vehicles and 12 ammunition depots, in addition to recovering several villages that had fallen into the hands of terrorists.

The reports add that the Syrian Armed Forces and allied militias suffered more than 100 casualties and about 150 wounded in the clashes in Hama, where national and Russian aviation provided air support.

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Source: News Now/Prensa Latina

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.