Provinces, SANA- More terrorists are getting killed as the army units, backed by the Air Force, continue striking their positions in various areas, with their equipment and vehicles destroyed in the operations.
The army’s air force carried out sorties targeting gatherings and movements of ISIS terrorists in the vicinity of al-Shaer and Jazal oil fields in the eastern countryside of Homs province, a military source told SANA on Friday.
The strikes resulted in destroying vehicles equipped with heavy and medium machineguns, arms and equipment for ISIS terrorists.
Later, a military source told SANA that an army unit established control over Tuloul al-Khadariat hills in the direction of al-Heir al-Gharbi castle and al-Bardeh in the eastern countryside of Homs province.
The source said that ISIS terrorists suffered huge losses in members and equipment in this swift and precise operation, adding that engineering units combed the area and dismantled IEDs and landmines planted by the terrorists to impede the army’s progress.
The army’s air force targeted positions for ISIS terrorists in the vicinity of Panorama area and south of al-Mrei’iyeh in Deir Ezzor.
Centers and armored vehicles and others equipped with machine guns were destroyed in the airstrikes, which also killed scores of terrorists, a military source told SANA.
An army unit targeted with artillery shells a vehicle transporting terrorists of the so-called Jaish al-Fateh in Khirbet al-Naqous, 90 km west of Hama city, destroying it along with the weapons it carried.
10 terrorists who were on board the vehicle were killed, according to the military source.
Another army unit, a field source said, targeted terrorists from the so-called Islamic Front in the vicinity of Aidoun village, west of Salamiyeh, leaving 6 terrorists injured and a vehicle damaged.
A number of terrorists’ dens were hit in Aqrab town in army operations conducted in cooperation with the popular defense groups.
Later, sources on the ground stated that at least 10 terrorists were killed in a special operation carried out by an army unit which targeted a gathering of terrorists near al-Zara village in the province’s southern countryside.
Mulham al-Ezzo, Ahmad al-Hamsho, Khaled Abdelsalam Dali, and field leaders Mustafa al-Hussein, Ahmad Hamza, and Jaafar Walid Afara were identified among the dead terrorists.
An army unit killed all members of a terrorist group affiliated to ISIS who infiltrated from the outskirts of al-Lujat area towards the northern side of Arika village in the western countryside of Sweida province.
Another army unit carried out intensive strikes against a terrorist group belonging to ISIS while it was transporting weapons and ammunition in the southwest of Tal Ashihb in the northeast countryside of the province.
The strikes eliminated all the members of the terrorist group and destroyed their ammunition and weapons.