Syrian army assisted by allied resistance forces launched a new launched of massive campaigns in northern Hama on Thursday and captured key town of Halfaya.
The army engaged in heavy clashes with the terrorists from the direction of the town of Mahrada in the West and Sansahar checkpoint in the South.
During the raids, two military commanders of Jeish al-Izza terrorist group, named as Mohammad Jallad and Saher Adnan al-Saleh, were killed.
Also on earlier in the week Syrian Army troops laid siege on the positions of Al-Nusra Front (also known as Fatah al-Sham Front or the Levant Liberation Board) in Northern Hama and managed to open their way into the key town of Taybat al-Imam after daylong clashes. Several militants linked to Al-Qaeda were killed and weaponry depot destroyed.