PROVINCES, (SANA) – The border guards on Monday foiled an armed terrorist group's attempt to infiltrate from Jordan to Syria at the area of Tal Shihab in Daraa Countryside.
An official source in the province said that authorities clashed with the group, killed or injured scores of them, adding that the others fled back to the Jordanian territories.
In Talkalakh area in Homs countryside, authorities foiled several infiltration attempts made by armed terrorist groups to cross from Lebanon to Syria in different border areas.
Huge losses were inflicted upon the terrorists and the survived gunmen fled back to Lebanon.
Authorities Track and Arrest Terrorists in Daraa
With residents' cooperation, authorities in Daraa tracked an armed terrorist group in the towns of Jeb al-Safa and Qara in Daraa Countryside.
A source at Daraa said that the authorities stormed the terrorists' den and arrested them.
Authorities Seize truck Loaded with Explosives in Aleppo Countryside
Authorities captured a truck loaded with large amounts of explosive devices and detonators in Ourm al-Kubra area in Aleppo Countryside.
A source in the Province said that the car's destination was the terrorist groups in Aleppo, adding that three terrorists who were escorting the truck were arrested.
Authorities Hunt Terrorists In Aleppo Causing them Heavy Losses
Authorities clashed with an armed terrorist group who were riding four SUV cars equipped with machine guns in Dara Ezza and Qabtan al-Jabal axis in Aleppo countryside.
An official source told SANA reporter that the authorities destroyed the four cars, killing the terrorists.
Authorities kill terrorists in Homs Countryside, storm dens of armed groups in al-Qamishli
The competent authorities ambushed an armed terrorist group at al-Nazariya town in al-Qesir, Homs countryside.
The armed group was attacking the civilians and law enforcement members.
SANA reporter stated that the clash led to the killing of 5 terrorists, among them Ali Sharouf, Hafez Hamdan and Hussien, known as the Sniper of Nazariya.
The authorities also ambushed another armed group to the west of the Orontes River in al-Qseir area, leading to the killing of several terrorists, among them the leader of the group, Khaled Zagheb.
In al-Haska, the authorities stormed a number of dens used by the armed groups at the villages of Ghassan, Rabiaa and al-Fistat in al-Qamishli countryside.
A source in al-Hasak told SANA reporter that during the storming operations, big quantities of rifles, ammunitions, 6 cars and 4 pickup vehicles were seized.
Authorities Pursue Terrorists in Harasta Farms, Eliminating a Number of Them and Arresting Others
In Damascus Countryside, the authorities continued their pursuit of armed terrorist groups in the farms of Harasta area, eliminating a number of terrorists and arresting others.
A source told SANA that some of the terrorists surrendered to the authorities and threw down their weapons, adding that the authorities also recovered cars stolen by the terrorists.
Tunnels Discoverd in Qarabees, Homs, Stability Restored
Meantime, the army forces cleared al-Qarabees neighborhood from the remnants of the mercenary terrorists and dismantled the system of their terrorism, restoring peace and stability to it.
An official source in the Province told SANA reporter that many tunnels were discovered in the neighborhood after clearing it , pointing out that the terrorists were using them to transfer weapons, ammunition and for movement to practice acts of killing and sabotage against citizens and law-enforcement members.
The source added that one of the tunnels links al-Ghouta neighborhood with al-Qarabeesm while another tunnel links Jurat al-Shayyah to the neighborhood, adding that the other tunnels were linking building blocks together where a weapon store was found containing different sorts of weapons, explosive devices and explosives.
The authorities arrested a number of terrorists, some of them were from Arab and foreign nationalities, and confiscated a big amount of weapons according to the source.
Terrorist Leader Killed in al-Khalidiye, Another Terrorist Leader Arrested in Juret al-Shiyah
During their pursuit of terrorists in al-Khalidiye neighborhood in Homs, the authorities clashed with a terrorist group, wiping out all the terrorists including their leader, Hamza al-Tesh.
The authorities also arrested terrorist Ali al-Bashan, the leader of the terrorists operating in Juret al-Shiyah area in Homs, while trying to carry out a terrorist attack in al-Khalidiye neighborhood along with several other terrorists who were also arrested.
Armed Forces Continue Canvassing Farms in Idleb and Raiding Terrorist Hideouts
The armed forces continued their canvassing of the farms surrounding Idleb city and raiding terrorist hideouts in Bakfaloun and Falioun, killing or injuring a large number of terrorists while arresting others and confiscating their weapons.
A source at the province told SANA that the during the searching of farms and hideouts, the armed forces found materials and chemicals used for making explosives, rockets, anti-armor launchers and explosive charges, in addition to stolen license plates and large supplies of medicine.
Explosive Device Discovered in Hasaka
SANA reporter in Hasaka said that the authorities arrested a terrorist who was planting an explosive device near to al-Shadaydi bridge in the province.
The engineering units in Idleb dismantled two explosive devices which were planted by an armed terrorist group on al-Amoudia –al-Ghafar road in al-Rouj plain in Idleb to target citizens and law-enforcement members.
In Deir-Ezzour, authorities clashed with an armed terrorist groups, killing and injuring many, as they also destroyed two pickups equipped with PKC machine gun.
Explosive Device Kills Several Terrorists in Hasaka
An improvised explosive device (IED) went off in a house used by terrorists to make IEDs in al-Saada village in Hasaka province.
A source in the province told SANA correspondent that the explosion resulted in killing several terrorists along with two children.