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Syrian army retakes new village in Uqayribat east of Hama

Syrian army retakes new village in Uqayribat east of Hama
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Hama (Syria News) local sources informed, on Tuesday, that Syrian army forces and allied militias, managed to recapture a village in the district of Uqayribat, in the eastern countryside of Hama, Qasioun News reported.

The sources revealed that the Syrian army forces, backed by Qalamon Shield militias recaptured Oksh Village in the district of Uqayribat, in the eastern countryside of Hama, after violent battles with the Islamic State militants.

The clashes were accompanied by mutual artillery and missiles shelling, leaving several casualties among the ranks of the terrorist group.

Meanwhile, Russian warplanes carried out air strikes on the Islamic State-held areas in the district, but no casualties were recorded.

It is noteworthy that the Islamic State group lost large areas of land in the district, after the assault conducted by the army forces in July 30, and resulted in imposing a siege over the district in August 16.

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