Shelling attack on Mharda power plant and a village in Hama countryside causes only material damage

SANA - Tuesday 2nd January, 2018
Hama, SANA- Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and the groups affiliated to it on Monday targeted Mharda Power Plant and Qubat al-Kurdi village in Hama Countryside with mortar and rocket shells.

SANA reporter said that 14 rocket shells fired by terrorist groups, positioned in al-Latamina town, fell on the residential neighborhoods in Mharda city and the power plant, 25 kms to the north of Hama city.

The reporter added that the attack caused material damage to the administrative building of the power plant and to some of the citizens' houses and properties.

Meanwhile, Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, positioned in al-Sathyiat area in Salamyieh western countryside, fired 9 mortar shells on the citizens' houses in the village of Qubat al-Kurdi, causing material damage to the citizens' properties.

In a response to the attacks, army units conducted concentrated and precise bombardments on the areas from which the shells had been fired in Hama northern and northeastern countryside, destroying a large number of shells launching pads and inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.

R. Jazaeri/ H. Zain