The Syrian Arab Army continues its offensive in the west of the country.


A total of 45 militants were killed during an attack on an Islamic State automobile convoy in the Hama province, a Syrian military spokesman said Friday.

«Our armed forces successfullly continue their advance, supported by the air force,» general Ali Maikhoub said.


«An Islamic State convoy was attacked near the town of Umm Hadij, resulting in 23 vehicles and 45 terrorists destroyed,» he added.


In the Syrian province of Latakia, more than 300 terrorists were killed, Maikhoub said. «Our troops control Jub al-Ahmar and parts of the Salma village,» he added.


In addition, the Syrian army has established control over several villages in the eastern part of the Aleppo province, Maikhoub said.