The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

After about 500 raids, air and artillery strikes during 36 hours… the regime forces control al-Zallaqiyyat village in the northern countryside of Hama


Hama province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:
The warplanes and helicopters renewed the bombing by missiles and barrel bombs on areas in al-Lataminah in the northern countryside of Hama, but no information about casualties, while the clashes continue between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against the rebel and Islamic factions in areas in al-Zallaqiyyat village and its vicinity, and the regime forces managed to advance and control the village which is located about hundreds of meters away of Halfaya town near al-Lataminah, and control the village came after continuous hit and run battles on the third day in a row, where the regime forces seek to strengthen their control before a counter attack by factions on the area, and the area has witnessed since the dawn of yesterday on Saturday until now shelling with about 400 artillery and rocket shells, and dropping about 40 barrel bombs by helicopters and carrying out more than 50 raids by warplanes targeting al-Zallaqiyyat and its vicinity and also other areas in the northern countryside of Hama, and controlling this village is very important to the regime forces because it’s very close to al-Lataminah town and also keep the factions away of Mahardah town.