Provinces, SANA- Units of the army and the armed forces on Thursday launched military operations against the Takfiri terrorist organizations, killing scores of their members and destroying their equipment and vehicles.
Units of the army and armed forces, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, last night and on Thursday morning destroyed dens and vehicles of Jabhat al-Nusra and other Takfiri organizations in the northern countryside of the southern Quneitra province.
A military source told SANA that a number of terrorists were killed and others were injured and one of their ammunition stores was destroyed in the continued army operations against dens and positions of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in the villages of Jibbata al-Khashab and Tranjeh.
Meanwhile, field sources told SANA that an army unit destroyed three heavy machinegun-equipped vehicles belonging to Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and killed all terrorists onboard in an operation carried out to the east of Tranjeh village after monitoring the terrorists movements.
The terrorist organizations, for their part, acknowledged on their pages on the social networking websites that a number of their members had been killed including terrorist Shadi Yousef Sharaf.
A number of the ISIS terrorists were killed and others were injured in army operations in the villages of al-Qasr and Rajm al-Dawleh in the southern Sweida province on the outskirts of the Syrian Badiya “desert”.
Vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns and a mortar launcher were destroyed there.
A military source said in a statement to SANA that an army unit carried out on Thursday afternoon concentrated strikes against dens of ISIS terrorists in Tal and Khurbet Sa’ad in Sweidaa countryside during which a number of terrorists were killed and others were injured.
Army units carried out operations against terrorists’ hideouts in the surroundings of al-Nairab airport and in the villages of al-Ridwaniyeh, Arbid, al-Jabboul, Ain al-Jamajmeh, Tal Istabl, Tal al-Naam, and Tal al-Hattabat in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province.
The operations in those areas left a number of terrorists dead or injured, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra, and several of their vehicles destroyed, some of which were equipped with heavy machineguns.
Meanwhile, the army units defending the Air Force Academy fired intensively on the positions of ISIS terrorists in the surroundings of the Academy, killing a number of them.
Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were targeted in the surroundings of Journalists Association in the neighborhood of Khan al-Asal and al-Mansoura village on the western and southwestern outskirts of Aleppo City. Many of those were killed and their arms, ammunition and machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed.
In Aleppo City, army units destroyed positions of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and other organizations, in addition to destroying a number of their vehicles and mortar launchers, in the neighborhoods of al-Shaar, Karm al-Jabal, al-Sakhour, Old Aleppo, al-Rashidin 4, Bani Zaid, Hananou, Karm al-Tarrab, Qadi Askar and al-Naanaie Square.
Field sources told SANA reporter that more than 20 terrorists were killed in al-Marjeh neighborhood and in al-Sheikh Lutfi village in the southeastern parts of Aleppo City.
Army units targeted gatherings of terrorists in Samlin village and the cities of Inkhel and Jassem in the northwestern countryside of the southern province of Daraa.
The source said the army operations left a number of terrorists dead and their weapons and equipment destroyed.
Another army unit targeted positions of terrorists from the so-called “Saif al-Sham Brigades” in Atman town, 4km north of Daraa city, killing a number of them.
The terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages the death of a number of their members, including Rateb Anwar al-Hamid, who is leader of the so-called “Osama Bin Zaid Brigade”.
An army unit destroyed an armored vehicle and a cannon belonging to ISIS terrorists to the southeast of Wadi al-Zakara in the countryside of Tadmur (Palmyra) in the central Homs province, the military source said.
In the northern countryside of Homs, army units carried out operations against positions of Jabhat al-Nusra in al-Rastan al-Tahtani, near al-Tiba village, al-Dalla Farm in Ghanto village and the surroundings of the citadel in Talbiseh city.
The operations left many terrorists dead and their weapons and equipment destroyed.
Terrorist Iyad al-Deek, who is identified as the leader of the so-called “Khaled Ibn al-Walid Brigade” group was confirmed dead, according to terrorist organizations’ social media pages.
Army units destroyed terrorists’ hideouts in Mhambel, al-Latamneh, al-Mansoura and Skik in Idleb and Hama countryside.
A number of terrorists were killed during army operations against dens of terrorists in the north eastern countryside of Lattakia.
A military source said in a statement to SANA that the operations which were carried out in cooperation with the popular defense groups targeted hideouts of Jabhat al-Nusra, the so-called Ahrar al-Sahel brigade and Ahrar al-Sham movement in al-Mreij and al-Marouniyat villages in Rabia area 37 kilometers to the north east of Lattakia city.
At least 18 terrorists were confirmed dead, others were injured and dens of terrorist organizations were destroyed during these operations.