PROVINCES, (SANA) – A unit of the Armed Forces and security members at Taftanaz Airport in Idleb confronted several armed terrorist groups which attacked the airport with heavy weapons and mortars.
An official source told SANA reporter that the Armed Forces killed a large number of terrorists and destroyed their vehicles which were equipped with machineguns, in addition to destroying a weapons carrier.
For the second day in a row, the Armed Forces, in cooperation with residents of Harem city, repelled infiltration attempts of armed terrorist groups to enter Harem Castle, killing scores of terrorists.
Army Unit Destroys a Convoy of Machinegun-equipped Cars in Idleb Countryside
A unit of the Armed Force destroyed a convoy of cars equipped with various types of machineguns on Martamsrin-Bab al-Hawa road in the countryside of Idleb.
An official source told SANA reporter that a number of terrorists who were committing acts of sabotage in the countryside were killed.
Armed Forces Continue to Clear Aleppo and Its Countryside of Terrorist Groups
An official source told SANA's correspondent in Aleppo that Armed Forces units targeted a gathering of terrorists at al-Carsour in Hreitan, near the land reclamation establishment in Maskana, and the agricultural bank in Tal Refaat in Aleppo countryside, killing and injuring tens of terrorists and destroying their equipment.
The source added that other units targeted a hangar in which leaders of terrorist groups were hiding in the town of al-Bab, killing and injuring them, in addition to destroying a number of cars loaded with terrorists, weapons and munitions and some of them equipped with machineguns on al-Bab road.
In Kafer Hamra, the Armed Force destroyed two anti-aircraft cannons, a jeep used for transporting weapons, and jeep equipped with machinegun, and eliminated a number of terrorists, including a 38 year-old Saudi named Mohammad Salem al-Mari.
In Aleppo city, Armed Forces untis targeted terrorist hideouts in Tananir Square, the Castillo, al-Lairamon roundabout, XO factory, al-Turkawi roundabout in Banized, al-Salihin, and Bustan al-Qaser, killing tens of terrorists and destroying their equipment and vehicles.
The Armed Forces also cleared Maysaloun Hospital and the Health Directorate garage of terrorists during their operations to clear the area up to Aghyour roundabout.
Terrorists Fire Mortar Shells at al-Rahman Mosque in Aleppo, Minaret Damaged
In the city of Aleppo, terrorists shelled al-Rahman Mosque in the old al-Seryan area with three mortar rounds, causing damage to the minaret and no casualties were reported.
Terrorists Killed in al-Hejera and Harasta in Damascus Countryside
The Armed Forces stormed into a terrorists' gathering in al-Hejera area in Damascus Countryside, killing many of the terrorists and injuring others, who were carrying out acts of killing and sabotaging against citizens.
An official source told SANA that the Armed Forces destroyed the terrorists' equipment including two cars supplied with medium weapons.
Another army units clashed with terrorist groups that have been attacking citizens and the public and private properties in the neighborhoods of al-Seil, al-Thanawiyeh, al-Khazan and al-Qasbeh in Harasta city.
An official source told SANA reporter that the clashes resulted in killing a number of terrorists, including snipers in al-Qasbeh neighborhood.
The source mentioned that an army unit destroyed a car equipped with a DShK machinegun in the farms surrounding Harasta, killing all the terrorists inside it.
Authorities Foil Suicide Terrorist's Attempt to Blow up Himself in al-Assi Square in Hama
The authorities foiled the attempt of a suicide terrorist who was wearing an explosive belt and riding a motorcycle to blow up himself in al-Assi Square in Hama city.
A source in the province told SANA reporter that the authorities arrested terrorist Omar Rihawi and dismantled the explosive belt, in addition to seizing a grenade and two pistols with him.
On the other hand, the authorities clashed with and armed terrorist group which was looting and committing sabotage acts in al-Treimseh town in Mhardeh area in the countryside of Hama.
SANA reporter quoted a source in the province as saying that the clash resulted in the killing of a number of terrorists, among them terrorist Murad Ibrahim Ghabi, one of the most dangerous terrorists in the region.
The authorities also seized a number of grenades and a machinegun.
Armed Forces Kill a Number of Terrorists in Deir Ezzor
An army unit clashed with an armed terrorist group which committed killing and sabotage acts in Seteh Ella Roboh Street in Deir Ezzor, killing a number of terrorist and injuring others.
The body of terrorist Mohammad Ghannam al-Hwaidi, nicknamed Abu Omar al-Deiri, was identified among the dead.
An Armed Forces unit destroyed gatherings of terrorists in al-Qabban area in al-Mayadin, Deir Ezzor city, while another unit eliminated a terrorist group in al-Muwazafin neighborhood in the city, including Ayman Hariri al-Ali, a member of Al Qaeda.
An Armed Forces unit also destroyed a number of cars equipped with heavy weaponry at the sheep market in al-Mayadin and a weapons and munitions storehouse along with the terrorists inside it near the Agriculture College.
A Number of Machinegun-equipped Cars Destroyed in Rasm al-Ghazal Area in Raqqa
Upon receiving information from the locals, a unit of the Armed Forces targeted a number of machine-equipped cars used by the terrorists in Rasm al-Ghazal area in Raqqa province.
The army members destroyed the cars and killed a number of terrorists and injured others.
Authorities in Daraa Eliminate Terrorists, Seize Weapons
The authorities in Daraa province eliminated a number of terrorists in Um al-Ausaj village in al-Sanamin district.
A source in the province told SANA reporter that based on information from citizens, the authorities stormed a hideout where terrorists where gathering and clashed with them before they killed several terorrists.
The source added that the authorities seized various weapons and munitions.
Meanwhile, the authorities continued pursuing armed terrorist groups in Tariq al-Sad and al-Mukhayam areas in Daraa city.
A source in the province told SANA reporter that the authorities cleared the two areas from the armed terrorist groups and eliminated tens of terrorists and arrested others.
The source added that all terrorists killed are strangers to the area and investigations are being conducted to identify their nationalities.
The authorities pursued terrorist groups in the villages of Deir Ajam and Breika west of Nawa area in Daraa province and clashed with them, resulting in the death and injury of a large number of terrorist including Abdullah Yasser al-Diyab.
SANA's correspondent quoted a source in Daraa province as saying that the authorities confiscated a number of weapons during the operation including 3 RPG launchers, 5 assault rifles, 3 sniper rifles, 4 PKC machineguns, 4 RPK machineguns, and around 13 boxes of ammo, in addition to destroying a terrorist base.
The source added that the authorities are still pursuing terrorists in the area.
Armed Forces Continue Eliminating Terrorists in Homs and Countryside
Units of the Armed Forces on Saturday continued operations in the framework of cleaning Homs and its countryside from the armed terrorist groups that have been terrorizing citizens, sabotaging and looting public and private properties.
A source in the province told SANA reporter that a number terrorists were eliminated in Deir B'albeh, Jouret al-Sheyyah, al-Jaberyeh, al-Misherfeh, al-Rastan, al-Mubarakieh and eastern al-Bueida.
The source added that our armed forces also eliminated terrorists were firing projectiles, mortars and RPG on citizens in al-Jaberyej and al-Misherfeh villages.
A number of DShk-equipped cars used by terrorists to fire projectiles on Souk al-Ghanam in Homs countryside were destroyed.
Dens for terrorists in al-Rastan, al-Mubarakieh and eastern al-Bueida in al-Qseir countryside were destroyed with all weapons inside.
In Homs, a unit of our armed forces clashed with terrorist groups in Deir B'albeh and Jouret al-Sheyyah inflicting heavy losses upon them.
Two of the Terrorist Groups Leaders Killed in al-Sbeineh, Damascus Countryside
Units of our armed forces clashed with terrorist groups near al-Sbeineh roundabout where the clash resulted in killing a number of terrorists and injuring others.
An official source told SANA reporter that two of the terrorist groups ' leaders called Mohammad Bayda and Ahmad al-Buhturi were killed during the clash.
The source added that a clash erupted between members of two terrorist groups in al-Diabyeh town in al-Sayeda Zeinab area over distributing the money and the stolen things. The clash resulted in the killing of Imad al-Dairi, the leader of one of the terrorist groups.
Armed Forces Clear al-Brayqa Village in Quneitra from Terrorists
Armed Forces units continued to pursue terrorist groups in the area of Beyr Ajam in Quneitra.
An official source told SANA that al-Brayqa village and large parts of Beyr Ajam have already been cleared of terrorists, many of whom had been killed or injured and had their equipment destroyed.
Truck Loaded with Antiquities, Gold Dust and Materials to be Used in Manufacturing Explosive Devices Seized in Tartous
The authorities seized a Volvo truck loaded with antiquities, gold dust and materials intended to be used in manufacturing explosive devices in al-Hamidiya area, south Tartous.
An official source in the province mentioned to SANA reporter that the seized materials included 2 kg of gold dust, 559 coins dating back to the Byzantine and Roman eras, 28 millstones in addition to 6 archaeological pieces of various sizes.
The source added that 200 pieces of iron cyclone tubes intended to be used in manufacturing explosive devices were also among the seized things.
The source pointed out that the truck was heading for al-Dabbousieh border crossing on the Syrian-Lebanese borders.
The source said that the driver and 8 persons accompanying him were arrested.