Army targets positions of ISIS and al-Nusra terrorists in Deir Ezzor and Homs

Provinces, SANA – Army and Armed Forces units, backed by the Syrian Air Force, targeted positions of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in several areas in Deir Ezzor and Homs provinces.

Deir Ezzor

Army units, backed by the Air Force, launched on Wednesday airstrikes against fortifications of ISIS terrorists in neighborhoods of Deir Ezzor city and in its countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them in weaponry and personnel.

A military source told SANA that the army units destroyed a car bomb and fortifications of the terrorists, killing many of them in aerial and artillery bombardments in al-Tharda mountain, al-Bu Omar, al-Mrei’iyeh, al-Bugheiliyeh, al-Husseiniyeh, al-Jafra, Hweijet Saqr, al-Hossan and al-Rushdiyeh.

SANA correspondent in Deir Ezzor said an army unit monitored a radio-controlled plane loaded with highly explosive materials in Tal Brouk area that was flying towards a military post, adding that it was destroyed before reaching its target.

Aleppo 

Army units destroy 5 vehicles for ISIS and kill a number of its terrorists in Um al-Mari and Deir Hafir in the area surrounding the Air Force Academy in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.

Homs

Army units killed a number of ISIS terrorists and destroyed 10 tanks to the north of abandoned battalion, Beir al-Foaira and Jahar to the west of Tadmur (Palmyra) in the eastern countryside of Homs.

Earlier, the Syrian Air Force carried out sorties targeting gatherings and sites for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists to the north of Izz al-Din village in Homs countryside, according to SANA’s reporter.

The reporter said that as a result of the sorties, a rocket launcher, a car equipped with a 23mm machinegun, and a mortar launchers nest were destroyed, and a number of al-Nusra terrorists were killed.

Among the dead terrorists were Naji Rajab, aka “Abu Odai” who was one of al-Nusra’s leaders, in addition to Hussam al-Hamwi, Hilal Abdel Moneim al-Sheikh, Jassem al-Ahmar, Hamza Kwisi, Mohamed al-Saloum, Abdul-Jawad Barbar, Suleiman Zaher Eddien, and Mohamed Qajo Abu Ali.

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