Army continues crackdown on terrorists, establishing control over Mayda’a town in Eastern Ghouta-Video

Provinces, SANA- Units of the army and armed forces  killed scores of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations’ terrorists in many areas across the country, destroying their hideouts, gatherings and weaponry.

Damascus Countryside

The army assumed full control of Mayda’a town and the farms surrounding it in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus Countryside, a military source announced Sunday.

The last groups of terrorists were eliminated in the town, and the army units continued hunting down the terrorists who fled the area, killing large numbers of them and injuring many others.

The source said by establishing control over Mayda’a town, the army has thus cut off the terrorists’ last passage from Douma towards al-Dmeir area, which “would be a useful factor to make more gains on the ground until rooting out all the terrorists in the eastern countryside of Damascus.


An army unit killed a number of leaders within Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in a special operation against one of their dens in Jbeib village in the southwestern countryside of Sweida.


Units of the army and armed forces destroyed a convoy of vehicles for the terrorist organizations in the vicinity of Jisr al- Shughour and al-Janoudieh in the countryside of Idleb province, killing scores of terrorists including leaders of terrorist organizations and non-Syrian terrorists.

Other units targeted groups of terrorists and destroyed their vehicles in Kfar Lata, western Sarmin and M’arzaf in Idleb countryside.


Army units targeted terrorists’ hideouts and concentrations in Khan al-Assal, al-Sukkari, Bani Zaid, Hreitan, Dweir al-Zaitoun, Dann, al-Sheikh Lutfi and near the air force academy in Aleppo and its countryside, killing and inuring scores of terrorists and destroying their weaponry and vehicles.

A military source said that the army also targeted terrorists in Saladin, al-Rashideen, Aleppo’s old city, Hanano and al-Sakhour and killed and injured a number of them and destroyed many of their hideouts and vehicles.

An army unit destroyed a tunnel in Suleiman al-Halabi area, which was used by terrorists to infiltrate into safe zones in Aleppo city and killed all terrorists sheltering in it.


Units of the army destroyed several dens of terrorist organizations during concentrated operations in the villages of Um al-Awsaj and Kafr Shams in Daraa. The operations left many of the terrorists dead or injured.

More terrorists were also killed or injured and their arms and ammunition were destroyed in Zamrin town in the northwestern countryside of Daraa, the source added.

The army units continued firing intensively at dens and gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in the villages of al-Ghariyeh al-Sharqiyeh, Alma, al-Soura, and al-Hrak to the northeast of Daraa city.

Dozens of terrorists were killed and their arms and equipment were destroyed, including vehicles equipped with various types of machineguns.

The army also launched special operations against groups of terrorists to the northeast of al-Masri roundabout in Daraa al-Balad neighborhood in the city, leaving many dead.


In countryside of Quneitra province, an army unit killed a number of terrorists and injured others in Mas’hara town to the north of Tal al-Harra.


An army unit carried out late Saturday night and early Sunday morning special operations against dens of ISIS terrorists in the villages of Um Sahrij, Abu Hawadid, Salam Gharbi, Rajm al-Qasir and the area surrounding al-Msheirfeh al-Janoubiyeh, 70 km to the east of Homs city.

A military source affirmed to SANA that the dens were directly hit, leaving scores of ISIS terrorists killed and a number of their vehicles destroyed with all the ammunition on board.

Meanwhile, ISIS acknowledged on its social media pages that a number of its members were killed and seven of its vehicles were destroyed in the eastern countryside of Homs.

In al-Houleh area, an army unit targeted hideouts for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists containing large amounts of weapons and ammunition in Kfar Laha village. The hideouts were destroyed with terrorists inside.


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