Syrian Army establishes control over areas in Lattakia, Air Force destroys ISIS trucks and tankers

sYRIAN ARMY AIR FORCE

Provinces, SANA, The Syrian army and armed forces , backed by the air force, destroyed Sunday ISIS trucks loaded with stolen oil in Deir Ezzour and eliminated other terrorist organizations in other provinces.

Lattakia

An army unit, aided by the popular defense groups, established control over Height 867 and Nabe’ Miro Valley in the northern countryside of Lattakia, a military source announced on Sunday.

Deir Ezzor

The Syrian air force destroyed 20 trucks loaded with stolen Syrian oil by ISIS terrorists in al-Mayadeen city near the border with Iraq.

Field sources told SANA that the air strikes destroyed all the trucks, that were heading for al-Mayadeen city near the Iraqi border, where operations of smuggling the stolen oil to Turkey were carried out by Turkish speculators.

Media reports affirm that known Turkish officials including Recep Tayyib Erdogan and his family members are involved in buying the oil that ISIS terrorists steal from Syria and Iraq.

According to the sources, a number of ISIS terrorists were killed in artillery and rocket hits carried out by the army units on their positions and gatherings on the outskirts of al-Jafra area, Deir Ezzour.

Additionally, an army unit destroyed bulldozer for ISIS terrorists in Jabal al-Tharda in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor province.

Later, a military source said the army’s air force carried out sorties targeting ISIS terrorist’s positions and
movements in the villages of al-Jafra and al-Marei’yieh in the eastern countryside of the province.

Many of the terrorist were killed and a number of vehicles equipped with machine guns were destroyed in the
airstrikes.

Meanwhile, ISIS acknowledged on its social media pages that the organization killed two of its leaders in al-
Mayadeen city who are Ramadan Izzat al-Jawad and Hassan al-Awaji.

Idleb/Hama

The Syrian Army air force destroyed terrorist organizations’ vehicles in Khan Shaikhoun, Saraqeb, Ma’arkaba, Lahaya and al-Latamenah in the countryside of Idleb and Hama provinces, a military source told SANA.

Terrorist organizations acknowledged the killing of 16 of their members, among them self-claimed leaders in the countryside of Hama and Idleb provinces.

The terrorist organizations said that the so- called field commander in Jund al-Aqsa, Mohammad Fayez al-Hussein along with 14 other terrorists were killed in the town of Morek, 30 km north of Hama city, among them terrorists Abdel-Jabbar al-Sattouf, Riyad Jihad al-Salloum, Omar Khaled al-Saraqibi and Mahmoud Hassan al-Yassin.

The Takfiri organizations also admitted the killing of the commander in Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement, nicknamed Abdo Fatin al-Jazar in the explosion of an
explosive device on Ibleen-Ibdita road in the countryside of Idleb.

Aleppo

An army unit targeted hideouts of the terrorist organizations in al-Tamoura village and Andan town, 12 km north of Aleppo city, killing and injuring a number of terrorists and destroying their arms and ammunition.

An army unit destroyed positions and hotbeds for terrorist organizations in the village of al-Mansoura, 10km west of Aleppo city.

A number of ISIS terrorists were killed in army operations against their dens and movements in Eisheh village, 38 km to the northeast of Aleppo city.

Army units destroyed terrorists’ hotbeds with all arms and ammunition inside them in the neighborhoods of al-Myasar and Bani Zaid in Aleppo city.

Homs

Gatherings and movements of ISIS terrorists were hit in airstrikes carried out by the Syrian Air Force in the surroundings of Wadi Abiad Dam and al-Bayarat area, 10 km west of Palmyra city in the countryside of Homs province, which resulted in destroying a number of vehicles loaded with arms and ammunition.

The Air Force also destroyed ISIS hideouts and vehicles east of Mhein town and in and around al-Qaryatain
city, while airstrikes targeting terrorists’ positions in Teir Maala village 7 km north of Homs city resulted in destroying fortified positions and hideouts for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, leaving many terrorists dead or injured.

An army unit carried out a special operation in the surroundings of Shaer village in Palmyra (Tadmur) countryside which resulted in destroying a hideout for ISIS terrorists along with the weapons and munitions inside it, while another unit clashed with ISIS terrorists who attempted to attack a military position near al-Bayarat area, which left a number of terrorists dead and destroyed two armored vehicles and a machinegun-equipped car they were using.

Daraa

Army units conducted precise operations against terrorists’ positions in the eastern part of al-Hamadin quarter and near the National Hospital and the Electricity Company in Daraa al-Mahatta neighborhood in the southern province of Daraa.

Many of the terrorists were killed and their hideouts were destroyed during the operations.

Damascus Countryside

Units of the Army and Armed Forces destroyed a munitions depot, a rocket artillery piece, and two mortar launchers used by terrorists during the ongoing counter-terrorism operations in the Eastern Ghouta part of Damascus Countryside.

Sources on the ground told SANA’s correspondent that army units carried out intensive operations against dens of terrorist organizations in al-Nashabieh town 12 kilometers southeast of Douma city, resulting in destroying a munitions depot in Tal Ferzat and a base for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in which a sniper was positioned, in addition to an artillery piece used for firing makeshift shells, and two mortar launchers were destroyed in the southern side of the town. Nine terrorists also were confirmed dead during the operation.

Another army unit clashed with a terrorist group northeast al-Belalieh village to the north of al-Nashabiyeh, and killed three of its members.

In Douma, army operations resulted in destroying a position for the Jaish al-Islam terror organization and a vehicle loaded with ammunition in Misraba village three kilometers southeast of Douma, killing a number of terrorists including an Iraqi named Yaseen al-Bajouri.

Another army unit directed concentrated strikes against movements of terrorist organizations in Tal al-Sawan farms and Hosh al-Fara to the east of Douma, destroying a pickup truck and killing three terrorists.

Sweida

The Syrian Air Force on Sunday afternoon carried airstrikes against a number of tankers used by ISIS terrorists to smuggle petroleum to the east of Shaghaf area in the southeastern countryside of Sweida province.

A military source said in a statement to SANA that the strikes destroyed a total of 16 tankers and killed a number of terrorists.

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