Army establishes control over Minian town in Aleppo, continues to advance in other areas

Provinces, SANA- Army and Armed Force units, backed by the army air force, on Sunday continued to advance in different areas across the country, establishing control over new areas and inflicting heavy losses upon the Takfiri terrorist organizations in the arms and personnel.


A military source announced on Saturday evening that the Army and Armed Forces established full control over the town of Minian at the southwestern outskirts of Aleppo city after eliminating the terrorists who had infiltrated it earlier.

The source told SANA that control was reestablished over Minian following a swift operations by army units in cooperation with supporting forces, eliminating scores of terrorists, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist groups affiliated to Jaish al-Fateh, in addition to destroying many vehicles.

The source added that as a result of this operation, the army managed to encircle the terrorists who had infiltrated some blocks of buildings in al-Assad residential suburb, inflicting heavy losses on them and capturing many of them.

Earlier today, terrorists from Jaish al-Fateh fired shells containing toxic materials on al-Hamadaniyeh area and al-Assad residential suburb in Aleppo, causing cases of asphyxiation to more than 35 people.

Later, a military source said that the Syrian Air Force destroyed bases and machinegun-equipped vehicles for terrorist groups in Khan al-Assad and Oram al-Sughra west and south of Aleppo.


Army units on Sunday destroyed radio-controlled aircrafts and machinegun-equipped vehicles belonging to terrorist groups affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in Daraa southern province.

A military source told SANA that Army units carried out artillery bombardments against gatherings and positions of the Takfiri terrorists to the south of al-Nu’aima town and Ghazar area, in the towns of Ebtaa, Dael, Tal al-Samn, to the west of al-Gharyia al-Gharbyia and the in the surrounding of Khirbet Ghazala in Daraa countryside.

The source added that a number of terrorists were killed in the bombardments and one of their tanks was destroyed, in addition to two of their machinegun-equipped vehicles.

An army unit on Sunday morning shot down three radio-controlled aircrafts belonging to the terrorist organizations and destroyed them to the east of Ebtaa town in the northern countryside of the province.

Another army unit carried out precise operations against the terrorist organizations in some of the neighborhoods of Daraa al-Balad area, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the arms and personnel.

Another army unit killed all members of a terrorist group southeast of Busra Square in Daraa al-Mahatta neighborhood.

Later in the evening, a military source said that army units destroyed vehicles equipped with a 23 mm gun, a rocket launcher, and machineguns for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the brick factory and the area surrounding al-Beit al-Azrak to the east of Dael town in the eastern countryside of Daraa, killing and injuring many terrorists in the process.

Later still, the source said that army units thwarted an attack by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the direction of the abandoned battalion east of Ibta’a in Daraa countryside, killing scores of terrorists, shooting down 4 RC drones, and destroying 1 tank, 3 armored vehicles, and 4 machinegun-equipped cars.

Damascus Countryside

Army units  continued to advance towards Khan al-Sheeh in Damascus Countryside and established control over the axis of Ashrafiyet al-Abbasiya/east of al-Zaaroura, after inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists in the arms and personnel.

Army units carried out bombardments against fortifications of the terrorist groups in Khan al-Sheeh and al-Khraba area in Drousha, killing scores of terrorists and destroying an amount of arms and ammunition that were in their possession.


A military source said that the Syrian Air Force destroyed command centers and scores of vehicles for terrorist organizations in Tibet al-Imam, al-Masasneh, al-Lahaya, al-Latamneh, Morek, Kafr Zita, and Jana al-Ulbawi in Hama countryside.

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