Syria: SAA advances in Khan Sheikhoun, heavy losses for al-Nusra

Syrian Arab Army (SAA) units on Sunday continued operations targeting the positions of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and groups allied to it in Idlib countryside, expanding the area under its control in the western countryside of Khan Sheikhoun in the province’s southern countryside, inflicting heavy losses.

SAA operations during the past few hours focused on al-Nusra fortifications and positions in the direction of Kafridon and al-Sabbaghiya in the countryside of Khan Sheikhoun, leaving opposing militants dead or injured while others fled the area.

Army units carried out artillery and rocket strikes in Kafr Sajneh and al-Naqir, killing a number of Turkish backed militants.

To the east of Khan Sheikhoun in al-Tamania area in the southern countryside, SAA units carried out a series of concentrated operations targeting terrorists’ positions and supply lines, inflicting heavy losses in personnel and equipment.