TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Syrian forces and their allies targeted the positions of terrorists in a northern village in Hama after they violated a buffer zone deal in the central province.

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The clashes occurred in the vicinity of Lahaya village in Hama northern countryside, SANA reported.

The terrorists attempted to sneak into the area from the direction of al-Bweida village.

The army troops also thwarted terrorist group’s infiltration attempts in the areas of al-Janabra and Bredij, the report added. 

The areas, where the clashes broke out, are located in a planned buffer zone, which surrounds Idlib and also parts of the adjacent provinces of Aleppo and Hama.

Under a deal reached following a meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in September, all militants should have withdrawn from the demilitarization zone by October 15.

The reporter added that army units also thwarted terrorist groups’ attempt to sneak towards the outskirts of Ma’rkebeh town in Hama northern countryside, leaving its members killed or injured.