Iran Forms New Battalions in Hama

Two battalions are stationed in Ethraiya, and two others led by Hezbollah guard the road to the city of Homs
In an attempt to strengthen its military influence in western Syria, Iran has established subsidiary military battalions in central Syria, specifically in the province of Hama.
Activists reported to Al Jazeera Net that the Iranian forces have formed six battalions stationed at the headquarters of the 47th Brigade (Tank Division) which is located between Homs and Hama, in addition to the 45th Brigade Commando Unit in ​​Ethraiya in the northern countryside of Hama.