DAMASCUS, (SANA)- A military source on Sunday declared the authorities will prevent the armed terrorist groups from continuing their criminal aggressions against the army and law enforcement forces and citizens which hysterically escalated since announcing the halt of military operations last Thursday morning.
The source said since the announcement of halting the military operations, the attacks of the armed terrorist groups have escalated against the civilians, the military, the law enforcement forces checkpoints and the private and public properties.
It affirmed that there have been dozens of violations by the armed groups that have caused big losses in terms of lives and properties.
"In conjunction with the UN Security Council resolution to send international observers to monitor the implementation of the initiative of the UN envoy Kofi Annan, the armed terrorist groups have hysterically escalated their aggressions on the army, the law enforcement forces and the civilians," said the military source.
Its stressed that "out of their duty to protect the security of the homeland and citizens, the authorities will prevent these armed terrorist groups from continuing their criminal aggressions and acts of killings and sabotage against the citizens and their properties."