PROVINCES, SANA_ In the framework of targeting the national expertise and intellectuals, an armed terrorist group on Thursday assassinated Dr. Ahlam Imad, the Professor at Petrochemical Engineering Faculty at al-Baath University in Homs.
A source at the governorate told SANA reporter that the armed terrorist group attacked the house of Dr. Imad at al-Hossn town, Homs countryside, and opened fire on her and her family member which led to her immediate martyrdom with her mother, father and three children of her sister.
The source added that the inhabitants of the neighborhood, where the Professor lives, informed the competent authorities who interfered and clashed with the terrorists who committed the massacre. The clash resulted in the killing of 10 terrorists, two of whom are of Arab nationalities and the injury of 20 others.
In Taldaw, in Homs suburbs, the authorities clashed with terrorist Khaled Mohammad Walid Abdel Wahed and killed him and seized weapons that were in his possession included a machine gun, a sniper, six bombs, and a quantity of ammunition.
On the other hand, engineer units in Homs dismantled two explosive charges weighing 40 kg for each. The devices were planted at the gas station of Kafer Enab village.
Authorities Storm Terrorist Hideouts in Daraa, Arrest Terrorists and Kill Others
Authorities on Thursday stormed several terrorist hideouts in Kafr Shams town in Daraa countryside, arrested many terrorists and seized large amounts of weapons.
A source in the province said that the bodies of 12 terrorists were found in one of the hideouts who were shot at close range which indicates that they were killed by other terrorists.
In Kafr Nasej, the authorities clashed with an armed terrorist group which attacked the law-enforcement members in the region, killing 5 terrorists, arresting 13 others, seizing weapons and recovering a Van and pick-up car.
A Citizen Martyred in Explosion of Booby-Trapped Bicycle in Idleb
In Idleb, a citizen was martyred in explosion of a booby-trapped bicycle near Agricultural Researches Center in Idleb.
A source at the governorate said to SANA reporter the explosion resulted in the martyrdom of Samer Kurdi, and material damages to passing cars. No damages in the Agricultural Researches Center were reported.
Competent Authorities Clash with Armed Terrorist Group in Douma, Kill Many Terrorists
The competent authorities raided hideouts of terrorists who terrorized citizens in Douma on Thursday.
An official source told SANA reporter that the competent authorities clashed with the terrorists and killed a big number of them, among them the terrorist Mohammad Khodor and four others.
The competent authorities also confiscated a quantity of weapons from the terrorists. Other terrorists are being chased to clean the area of them.
Authorities Kill a Leader of a terrorist group in Homs
During their pursuit to the armed terrorist groups in Homs, the competent authorities killed a leader of one of these groups.
Terrorist Khaled al-Hamad, known as Abu Sakar, and a number of his group were killed today following the authorities hunt operations.
Explosive Device Kills Three Children, Wound Two and a Woman in Idleb
Mustafa Qureitibi, 10 years old, and ahmad Halabi, 12 years old, were martyred on Thursday as an explosive device blew up in Idleb city.
SANA reporter said that the explosion also led to wounding two other children and a woman, pointing out that the explosive device blew up while the children were in the area.
Meanwhile, Mohammad Youssef Abdul-Hamid, 6 years old, was martyred by an armed terrorist group's gunfire in Idleb.