Provinces, SANA- The military operations against the terrorist organizations are continuing, with the army’s units intensifying their operations against terrorist targets, destroying equipment and leaving many terrorists dead.
The army, in cooperation with popular defense groups, established full control on Marj al-Sultan village, the Airport and the near farms, as well as the southern farms of al-Blaliya in Eastern al-Ghouta.
Earlier, army units advanced in the western and northeast parts of Marj al-Sultan village and established control over a number of buildings and tightened its grip on almost the entire village in Damascus Countryside, source on the ground told SANA.
The sources said that the army launched concentrated strikes against the fortified positions of “Jabhat al-Nusra”,” Ajnad al-Sham Islamic Union” and “Jaish al-Islam”, destroying a bulldozer and a machinegun-equipped vehicle and killing 7 terrorists including Abdul-Hadi al-Bokai, Fadi Najom, Ibrahim al-Mjol, Khaled Khatab and Alaa Ibrahim al-Shakifi.
The sources confirmed that due to the army’s operation,s the supply-routes of terrorists between Marj al-Sultan and Harasta al-Qantra are now under army’s control.
The Army destroyed terrorists’ dens with all weapons and ammunitions inside them in Zabdin village and a car in the farms of Deir al-Assafir.
The Army’s artillery destroyed terrorists’ vehicle and killed 13 terrorists in Erbin, Zamlka, Hamoria and Kafr Batna, including Bilal Orabi, Hassan al-Tir and Abad al-Rahman al-Dahla.
In Douma area, army units targeted terrorists’ gatherings in Jisr al-Ab and the farms of Alyia and Hijaria.
A rocket launcher, mortar launcher and a site of Jaish al-Islam were destroyed and 7 terrorists were killed including Faris al-Airot, Taisir al-Sheikh Bakri, Maher al-Hot and Taisir al-Saour.
Hama & Idleb
Army and Armed Forces units thwarted a terrorist attack launched by members of “Jaish al-Fateh” (Conquest Army) terrorist organization on a number of military posts in the northern countryside of Hama central province on Sunday night.
A military source told SANA that during the last 24 hours, army units engaged in heavy clashes with armed terrorist groups which tried to infiltrate military posts in the villages and towns of al- Bwaida, al-Masasineh, Zilin, al-Mahroukah, Zour and al-Zalaqiyat in Hama.
The source added that the army killed more than 100 terrorists and destroyed 2 armored vehicles and other machinegun-equipped vehicles.
Sources on the ground told SANA’s reporter that 13 vehicles, 3 B9 cannons, 20 makeshift “hell cannons,” and 23 mortar launchers were destroyed during the clashes.
The sources added that terrorists Mohamed Khaled Abad al-Razik al-Rahmon, Anas al-Azrak, Mohamed Na’anan, Wael Mari, Ahmad Abdallah al-Mustafa, Abad al-Kafi al-Ahmad, Abad al-Hamid al-Aswad, Abad al-Razak Abad al-Ghafour, Hussam al-Safan, and Ibrahim al-Nawaf were killed in the clashes.
Meanwhile, terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media websites the failure of its attack and that they suffered heavy losses in equipment and personnel, who included Mustafa Adel al-Melhem of “Jaish al-Izza” terrorist group, Khaled Shahwan, Ibrahim Salah Hasoud, Mahmoud Mukhtar al-Rajo, and Zafer al-Bakkour.
Later on Monday, the Syrian Air Force carried out airstrikes against the positions and gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra in the villages and towns of al-Latamina, al-Zakat, Lahaia, and Maarkaba in the northern countryside of Hama, inflicting severe losses upon their ranks in personnel and destroying their machinegun-equipped vehicles.
Meanwhile in Idleb countryside, the Air Force’s airstrikes destroyed terrorists’ fortified positions and vehicles in Saraqib town to the southeast of Idleb city.
Army and Armed Forces units, assisted by the Syrian Air Force, destroyed gatherings and vehicles for terrorist organizations in Aleppo and their supply routes connecting them to Turkey.
A military source said in a statement to SANA that army units carried out precision operations against hotbeds and movements of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in al-Sakhour and Suleiman al-Halabi neighborhoods in Aleppo city, destroying a convoy of vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns.
In a special operation, another army unit eliminated all members of a terrorist group and destroyed two vehicles along with all terrorists on board in al-Layramoun area in the northern part of the city.
Another unit destroyed bases and supply routes of terrorist organizations during concentrated operations in Ain al-Beida village 123 kilometers to the northeast of Aleppo.
In the southern countryside of the province, army units inflicted heavy losses in arms, munitions, and machinegun-equipped vehicles used by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and other groups affiliated to it in Qrasi and Tal Bajar villages, according to the military source.
Bases, fortified sites, and vehicles for ISIS terrorists were also destroyed during intensive strikes by the army in Shweilekh, Jrouf, Ain al-Hanash, and north al-Hamra village near Maskanah, and al-Bab city in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.
Meanwhile, the Syrian Air force carried out morning sorties against bases and fortified sites of ISIS terrorists in Jub Ghabsheh, Njarah, Rasm al-Kabeer villages and al-Bab city, destroying them along with all terrorists, arms, and vehicles inside.
An army unit carried out a concentrated operation targeting a convoy of machinegun-equipped vehicles which was moving between the Waqom and Dama villages in the northwest countryside of Sweida.
A number of vehicles along with all terrorists and weaponry were destroyed during the operation.
Meanwhile in Daraa, an army unit destroyed a terrorists’ gathering in Aba Zaid neighborhood in addition to destroying mortar launcher, makeshift “hell cannon” and terrorists’ vehicles in the southern side of al-Manshia neighborhood in Daraa al-Balad area.
The Army Air force carried out sorties against gatherings and fortifications of ISIS terrorists in the eastern countryside of Homs.
A military source said in a statement to SANA that the strikes destroyed vehicles for terrorists to the east of Palmyra which were coming from al-Raqqa to commit crimes and massacres against residential gatherings in al-Badiya (desert).
ISIS terrorists suffered heavy losses to the east of al-Bayda al-Sharqiya village and al-Hadath area 80 kilometers to the south east of Homs.