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Syria in Last 24 Hours: Russia Sends Heavy Military Equipment to Syrian Army Positions in Hama

TEHRAN The Russian Army sent heavy military equipment to the Syrian Army's military positions in Northern Hama as Damascus government forces launched ground and air raids on the terrorists' military positions and movements in Northern Hama and Western Aleppo.

"The Russian Army has sent large amount of weapons and military equipment comprising artillery units and missile launchers as well as many military tanks for the Syrian Army in contact lines with terrorists in Northern Hama, the pro-militants Smart News website quoted special sources as saying.

Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over past 24 hours.

Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army's operations in provinces across Syria.

Hama

The Russian Army has sent heavy military equipment to the Syrian Army's military positions in Northern Hama as Damascus government forces launched ground and air raids on the terrorists' military positions and movements in Northern Hama and Western Aleppo, media reports said Tuesday.

The pro-militants Smart News website quoted special sources as saying that the Russian Army has sent large amount of weapons and military equipment comprising artillery units and missile launchers as well as many military tanks for the Syrian Army in contact lines with terrorists in Northern Hama.

It noted that the Russian military equipment had arrived in Syria's Tartus port on two ships.

The Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper also reported that the Syrian Army units pounded the terrorists' movements in Tal Sakik and Atshan regions in Northern Hama, killing and injuring a large number of terrorists.

The Syrian Air Force also pounded the terrorists' military positons and movements in Northern and Northwestern Hama, destroying the terrorists' military equipment and killing a number of them.

In Northern Aleppo, the Syrian Army's artillery units destroyed several military positions of the terrorists in response to attacks by the terrorists stationed in Rashedeen region in Western Aleppo on residential areas of Aleppo City as well as civilian casualties.

Deir Ezzur

Several more people were killed and many more wounded in the US-led coalition air raids on a civilian neighborhood in Southeastern Deir Ezzur.

The number of civilians killed in the US airstrikes on people's houses near the town of al-Takihi in the outskirts of the city of al-Basireh in Southeastern Deir Ezzur has reached 15 and many more have been injured, Deir Ezzur 24 news website reported.

It noted that the airstrikes came as the US-led coalition and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were allegedly chasing an ISIL commander in the region.

Tensions have been on rise between the civilians and the US forces and SDF in Eastern Deir Ezzur.

Aleppo

The Turkish Army has built at least three military bases in Northwestern Aleppo, including one in an ancient site in Afrin region, media reports said.

The Kurdish-language Hawar News quoted local sources in Afrin as saying that the Turkish Army has turned Jandariseh ancient site into a military base for its soldiers.

The source pointed to the Turkish Army's attempt to create three-meter-high walls near the base. The move comes after the Turkish Army troops destroyed the artefacts of the region before building the military base and looted many valuable artefacts from the site.

The sources also reiterated that the Turkish Army's occupying forces have built two military bases between Tal Saloureh and Jandariseh city and in Dervish town in Rajou region.

Source: Fars News Agency