Provinces, SANA- Army units targeted ISIS positions in the villages of Manoukh, Abu Taraha, Khan al-Ssera, Unq al-Hawa, Abu al- Tabbabir, Jeb Habel and Ghunaimat, east of al-Mustadira Mountains and east of Jeb al-jarrah in the eastern countryside of Homs.
A military source told SANA Thursday that a number of ISIS terrorists were killed and many of their vehicles and cars, some equipped with machineguns and cannons, were destroyed in precise air strikes and artillery fire.
In Hama, Army units continued its military operations and launched heavy air and artillery strikes which started on Wednesday morning against all positions and movements of ISIS terrorists in the eastern countryside of Salamyieh in Hama province.
A military source told SANA that that the army units launched air and artillery strikes against command and communication centers and movements of ISIS terrorist groups in al-Barghouthiyeh, Arshouneh, Abu Habilat,Um Mil, Akash and Tabbaret al-Dibeh to the east of Salamyieh city, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorist groups in personnel and arms.
SANA reporter said that the military operation against ISIS terrorists’ positions east of Salamyieh city prevented the terrorists’ attacks on the villages and the residential gatherings in the area.
The reporter affirmed the importance of the operation carried out by the army units to the effect of eradicating terrorism in the city and cutting off the terrorists’ supply routes towards al-Shaer area and Jib al-Jarrah in the eastern countryside of Homs.
The military source added that the army units, in cooperation with allied forces, continued operations against ISIS terrorists on more than one direction in the Syrian Badia, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and weaponry.
In Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Air Force launched intensive strikes against movements and supply routes of ISIS terrorists in the city .
SANA reporter said that the strikes targeted ISIS terrorists’ sites and gatherings in al-Mouhandseen , al-Makabbat areas, al-Thurdah mountain, Sater al-Islah, al-Hadi gathering, Hweijet Saker and the villages of Hweijet al-Mareiaieh and al-Bghailieh, destroying several barricades and vehicles and killing a number of terrorists.
In another context, a military cargo aircraft dropped parachutes carrying food aid to the besieged residential neighborhoods of Deir Ezzor to be distributed to the locals through the branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in the city.
Army units carried out air, machine gun and artillery strikes against ISIS terrorists’ sites and movements at the Euphrates river crossing and near the Open Heart hospital in Deir Ezzor city and its surroundings.
The source affirmed the death of more than 50 ISIS terrorists as a result of the strikes and the destruction of a boat, a heavy machinegun and two vehicles, one equipped with a cannon, belonging to the terrorists.