Damascus, May 12 (Sputnik/UNI) The Syrian army liberated three more villages on the border with Idlib Province from militants of the Nusra Front terrorist group (banned in Russia), Lebanese broadcaster Al Mayadeen reported on Saturday.
The army liberated the villages of al-Jamaziya, Bab al-Taqa and Mustariha in the northwestern part of Hama Province, it said.
Earlier on Saturday, Syrian army crossed the southern administrative border of Idlib and established control over the villages of Arima and Midan Ghazal, following clashes with Nusra terrorists.
Terrorists have recently increased the intensity of strikes against settlements located in Hama, Aleppo and Latakia provinces.
Militant groups have made many attempts to attack the positions of the Syrian army, but failed. Governmental troops and the Syrian Air Force have responded by intensifying their strikes on Idlib-based terrorists, while they are also targeting depots, artillery positions and observation posts of the Nusra Front.