Army repels fierce attack by Jabhat al-Nusra on a town in Idleb southeastern countryside

IDLEB, (ST)- Syrian Arab Army units on Saturday repelled a fierce terrorist attack on the axis of Halban town in the southeastern countryside of Idleb, causing heavy losses to the terrorists and their ammunition.

SANA reporter said that the terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and its affiliated armed groups launched the attack after firing a heavy wave of rockets towards the military positions in the area, particularly in Tal Khatra which has recently been liberated by the Syrian Army, according to SANA reporter.

The reporter said that the army units monitored the moves of the terrorists, clashed with them and drove them away after killing and wounding many terrorists.

 The army units also foiled an infiltration attempt by some terrorists after fierce clashes that resulted in the killing and injuring of a number of terrorists.

Hamda Mustafa