Provinces, SANA- The army continued targeting terrorist organizations’ hotbeds and gatherings across the country, leaving scores of their members dead and injured and their weapons and ammunition destroyed in different provinces.
More areas under army control
Army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, established control over Tal Mamo hill and the two villages of Birawi and Azizit Samaan in the southern countryside of Aleppo province, after eliminating the last remaining gatherings of terrorists in them, a military source told SANA.
The source said the army also targeted terrorists’ concentrations and movements in the village of Khalsa and south of Qarasi village in the province’s southern countryside, in addition to destroying machinegun-equipped vehicles.
Terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages the death of a number of their members, among them the so-called military leader In Jabhat al-Nusra Faisal Sharif, nicknamed Abu Omair al-Ansari.
The army units destroyed ISIS terrorists’ hideouts and fortified sites in the villages and towns of Rasm al-Abboud, al- Jaberiyeh, Hmaimiyeh and Abu Danneh in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province in addition to demolishing a number of their members with all weapons and ammunition inside hideouts.
A military source told SANA Sunday that the army inflicted heavy losses upon ISIS in personnel and equipment near the Air Force Academy east of Aleppo city.
The Syrian Air Force launched sorties against ISIS’ positions in the villages of Tal Istabl, Tal Faouri, al-Sheikh Ahmad, and in al-Bab city in Aleppo, destroying them along with the terrorists, weapons, munitions, and vehicles inside them.
In Aleppo city, army units targeted in accurate operations terrorists’ positions in al-Layramon and al-Ashrafyia neighborhoods.
Later, a military source said that army units destroyed terrorists’ fortified sites and positions in al-Dakuna village in Kwairis area in the province’s eastern countryside, in addition to carrying out special operations against terrorists’ hotbeds and hideouts in al-Sheikh Saeed, al-Sukari, al-Ansari, and al-Sakhour area, killing and injuring many terrorists in the process.
39 terrorists killed
The Syrian Air Force carried out a series of sorties which targeted terrorists’ vehicles and hideouts in Kafr Zeta, Atshan, and Tal A’as in Hama’s northern countryside, a military source told SANA.
Meanwhile, field sources told SANA’s reporter that an army unit killed more than 8 terrorists and injured 13 others from the so called “al-Jabha al-Shamiyeh” terrorist group in Maakraba village in Hama countryside and destroyed their vehicles and different launchers which they used in targeting the safe areas in Mahardeh countryside.
The terrorists’ leader “Mohammad Radwan al-Hasawi” were among the dead terrorists.
Army units carried out special operations on the terrorists’ supply routes and positions in Morek, Kafr Nabouda and Tal Skeik, killing a number of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization including Mohammad al-Khatib, Ziad al-Khatib, Hazem al-Sheikh, Ghazi Hamzeh, Mahmoud Mohammad al-Swaileh, And Abu Abdullah al-Safi.
An army unit destroyed a vehicle loaded with arms and ammunition and killed 5 terrorists who were on board the vehicle in the vicinity of Tal Uthman, 35 km northwest of Hama city.
Three more terrorists were killed and others were injured in army operation against terrorists’ movements in the village of Qalet al-Madeeq.
Meanwhile, the terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages that 16 of their members were killed in the northern countryside of Hama province.
In the neighboring province of Idleb, heavy losses were inflicted upon terrorists in personnel and equipment in army operations against their hideouts in Saraqeb city in the province,the field sources added.
Army units destroyed a headquarters for the so called “Jund al-Aqsa” terrorists in a special operation against their positions in Khan Sheikhoun , 70km south of Idleb city.
The Syrian Air Force carried out concentrated strikes on ISIS hideouts in the surroundings of Maheen and Hawarin villages in the southeastern countryside of Aleppo province, a military source told SANA.
The source said that the airstrikes resulted in destroying ISIS concentrations and vehicles along with weapons and equipment, adding that the Air Force also targeted ISIS gatherings and fortified sites east of Palmyra (Tadmur), Arak, and Khanifis in the province’s eastern countryside, which resulted in destroying a number of machinegun-equipped vehicles.
Meanwhile, Syrian Arab Army units killed a number of terrorists and injured others in Unq al-Hawa and destroyed a vehicle along with the terrorists on board in Oum Sehreej east of Homs city.
58 ISIS terrorists killed
The Syrian army killed 58 ISIS terrorists and injured dozens others in Nasib Daghim, al-Zira’a and Hwejat al- Mara’iayeh in Deir Ezzor province.
Earlier in the day, the Syrian army air force conducted air strikes against gatherings of ISIS terrorists in the two villages of Merie’yeh and al-Jafra in the countryside of Deir Ezzor province.
The strikes resulted in killing a number of ISIS terrorists and injuring others as well as destroying their vehicles
and destroyed an armored vehicle, 3 machinegun-equipped vehicles and a rocket launcher pad.
An army unit clashed with terrorist groups infiltrated to the surrounding of a number of military points in the eastern side al-Manshiyeh neighborhood in Draaa city, leaving many terrorists dead and injured while the others fled, the military source added.
Another army unit targeted one of the terrorists’ hideouts in Daraa al-Balad area and destroyed it with all the arms and ammunition inside.
Meanwhile, a number of terrorists, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization, were killed and their munition was destroyed in army units’ special operations north of Atman town on the northern entrance of Daraa city.
Army units destroyed arms and ammunition of terrorist organizations during strikes against their dens and gatherings to the west of the Old Customs in Daraa al-Balad.
Another army unit killed a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and destroyed their vehicles and arms to the north of Mzeireeb town in the western countryside of Daraa.