#Al-Mastumah Falls Into Syrian Rebel Hands After Heavy Fighting With Syrian Army – #Syria War 2015

Posted: May 22, 2015 in War

Syrian rebels claim another sucsess in their recent Idlib Offensive as the strategic town of Al-Mastumah and the Syrian army military base located there where captured by rebel fighters of the Free Syrian Army and several other affiliated groups.

This, together with the fall of Jisr al-Shughour, gives the rebels now the upper hand in the battle for Idlib.

The rebels took control of Al-Mastumah, where the regime’s largest remaining military base in the province was located, on Tuesday after heavy fighting with the Syrian army.

Heavy clashes where heard all arround the town and firefights continued for a while after the rebels seized the whole area.

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