Army continues large-scale operations against terrorists, uncovers tunnel network in Jobar

Provinces, SANA- Units of the army and the armed forces on Sunday continued to launch wide-scale military operations against the foreign-backed terrorist organizations across the country, destroying their dens and vehicles.

Damascus Countryside

Army units continued carrying out operations against terrorist organizations in Jobar area in Damascus Countryside, uncovering a network of tunnels connecting a number of buildings in the area.

A military source told SANA that the tunnel network is around 200 meters long, and that one of the tunnels terminated in a small chamber where terrorists kept abductees who were forced to carrying out digging, while two other tunnels terminated in bases where the terrorists planned their operations.

The source said that many terrorists who were holed up in the tunnels were eliminated.

Earlier on January 2nd, the army uncovered a similar tunnel network in Jobar which was around 600 meters long.

Deir Ezzor

The army targeted Sunday the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist organization’s hideouts and concentrated on the areas of al-Jbeila, al-Reshdyeh, al-Hweiqa, al-Rasafa, al-Arfi and al-Sina’a in Deir Ezzor city, killing a number of non-Syrian terrorists and destroying three vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns.

The terrorists, Saudi Bandar al-Shummar, the two Tunisians Othman Abu Qatada and Abu Mustafa, Libyan Abu-Ahmad and Egyptian Sufian Abu Taleb were identified among the dead.

Earlier in the day, army and armed forces units thwarted a terrorist attack by members of ISIS terrorist organization on the TV and Radio transmitter station in Tal al-Jahif in the countryside of Deir Ezzor, killing and injuring many of them.

The terrorist attack also targeted the fuel warehouses in Aiyash village in the countryside of the province.

The military operations resulted in the killing and the injury of large numbers of ISIS terrorists, most of them were foreigners, in addition to the destruction of 4 vehicles, one of which equipped with 23-mm cannon while the other 3 were equipped with machineguns.


Units of the army and armed forces continued its military operations in Homs, inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists and their ammunition in al-Hilaliyeh Farm and Tal Abu al-Sanasel towards Jabbourin.

A military source told SANA that a unit of the army and armed forces, in cooperation with popular defense groups, eliminated many terrorists and injured others in Tal Abu al-Sanasel in northern countryside of Homs.

Another Army unit killed and injured a number of terrorists in Rajm al-Qasser, 70 km to the east of Homs.


Units of the army and armed forces destroyed armed terrorist organizations’ gatherings and vehicles in Jadal village in Allajat area, al-Shumarah village and Atman town in the countryside of the province.


Units of the army and armed forces destroyed dens of the Takfiri terrorist organizations in the villages and towns of Taftanaz, Martin, Khan al-Subul, Kourin and the surrounding of Sarmin in the countryside of the province.

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