Popular defense groups ambush terrorists, confiscate smuggled weapons in Sweida

Sweida, SANA – The popular defense groups killed a number of terrorists while they were trying to smuggle weapons and ammunition near Kou Hadar in the northern countryside of Sweida province.

A source at Sweida Governorate told SANA on Friday that a popular defense unit ambushed a terrorist group in Kou al-Hadar area while it was smuggling munitions through al-Lajat towards the eastern Badiya (desert) and clashed with it, leaving a number of the group’s members dead or injured.

The source added that various types of arms and ammunition including, 60 mm mortar shells, B9 shells, RPG rounds, grenades and a shoulder-fired missile were confiscated.

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