Army targets ISIS and al-Nusra in several areas, foils attack by ISIS in Homs

Provinces, SANA- Army and Armed Forces units continued targeting terrorists from ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra, and other terror groups affiliated to them in several areas across the country.


An army unit carried out intensive bombardments against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Daraa al-Balad area in Daraa southern province, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the personnel and equipment.

A military source told SANA that an army unit killed a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and destroyed a number of their positions that are fortified with machineguns and sniper rifles on al-Sad Road, to the south of Khazan al-Karak and to the east of al-Masri Roundabout and the Bakery alley in Daraa al-Balad.


A military source said that army units established control over Abu Qillah dam to the north west of the Fourth Station in Palmyra Countryside after killing scores of ISIS terrorists there.

The source added that the army units foiled an attack by terrorist groups from several axes on a number of military points in al- Qaryatain area, 85 km south east of Homs city.

Earlier, the army units engaged in clashes with ISIS-affiliated terrorist groups  after they inflitrated from the direction of Futhat al-Mahsa, Thanyiat al-Mzaibleh and al-Qaryatain Dam into the area surrounding the military posts in the area.

A number of terrorists were killed in the clashes and others were injured and their arms and ammunition were destroyed.

Damascus Countryside

Four of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed in an operation carried out by the army against one of their positions in the far southwestern countryside of Damascus.

An army unit destroyed a machinegun-equipped vehicle belonging to Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, killing four terrorists onboard in precise bombardments against their positions in the direction of Sasa-Beit Jin.

Deir Ezzor

Army units carried out concentrated operations targeting ISIS gatherings and movements in the surroundings of Deir Ezzor city.

A military source told SANA that any army unit shelled gatherings and fortified positions for ISIS terrorists in al-Tharda Mountain west of Deir Ezzor city, destroying 2 tanks and a vehicle equipped with a machinegun, in addition to killing and injuring a number of terrorists.

The source added that army operations near the junction of al-Taim oil field southeast of the city led to destroying fortified positions used by terrorists to direct drones rigged with explosives toward military positions.


An army unit destroyed a bulldozer rigged with large amounts of explosives in al-Azib valley area in the eastern countryside of Hama province.

SANA’s correspondent in Hama said that an army unit carried out an operation targeting the movements of ISIS terrorists in al-Azib valley area northeast of Salamiya city, which resulted in destroying a bulldozer rigged with explosive and vehicle for ISIS before they could reach their target.


Check Also

Weapons and ammo seized in Homs northern countryside

Homs, SANA – Amounts of weapons, ammo, landmines, and IEDS were seized by authorities in …