Army establishes control over more areas in Qalamoun, continues operations across the country

Provinces, SANA, Army and armed forces units targeted positions, hideouts and gatherings of different terrorist organizations in the country, killing numbers of them and destroying their arms, weapons and routes.

Qalamoun, Damascus Countryside

The army, in cooperation with Lebanese resistance, established control on strategic Blocsat heights to the south of Jarajir barrens in Qalamoun Mountains, Damascus countryside.

Blocsat heights extend on an area of 20km and 2400 m height. It completely overlooks Jarajir, Qara and Ersal town in Lebanon.

Earlier, army units and the Lebanese resistance established control over Shi’bet al-Tamseh, Shi’bet Wadi al-Ahmar and Qirnet Wadi al-Ahmar in al-Jarajir barrens and over Raas al-Koush and the front part of Wadi al-Qadoumi in the mountainous Qalamoun area in Damascus Countryside.

The clashes left many terrorists dead or injured and many of them fled the area, and three of their vehicles which were equipped with heavy machineguns and a bulldozer used to build dirt barriers were destroyed.

In the same context, an army unit carried out operations against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists’ hideouts, killing dozens of them and destroying a number of their machineguns- equipped vehicles, weapons and ammunition in Beit Jin village in the countryside of Damascus, according to a military source told SANA.

A number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed and injured and many of their vehicles were destroyed during a precise operation by an army unit against their positions in the town of Khan al- Sheeh and the western farms of al-Hussiniyeh village in the southwestern countryside of the province.


Dozens of ISIS terrorists were killed or injured as the army carried out air strikes against their dens in al-Shaddadi city in the southern countryside of Hasaka province, northeastern Syria.

Army units targeted with intensive strikes ISIS gatherings in the area surrounding the International Driving School and al-Ahlyia Driving School in the southern countryside of Hasaka, inflicting heavy losses upon them.

Army operations also targeted ISIS gatherings in Sawda and Abad villages in the southwestern countryside of Hasaka city.

A number of ISIS members were killed and many others were injured during the operations.


The army air force killed large numbers of ISIS terrorists, destroyed tens of vehicles in the surrounding of Jazal, Bayarat Tadmur, Jbab Hamad, Habra al-gharbiya, Jabal al-Nasrani and Sawana in Homs countryside.

Earlier, an Army unit eliminated a number of terrorist groups’ leaders during intensive strikes against one of their dens in al-Rastan al-Tahtani in the northern countryside of Homs.

Other Army units inflicted heavy losses on the ranks of Jabhit al-Nusra terrorists and destroyed two vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns in Taldo and Tal Dahab in al-Houla to the north of Homs city.


In the southern region, an army unit targeted a group of ISIS terrorists in the area surrounding Tal Buthaina (hill), 55 km to the north-east of Sweida city.

A number of ISIS terrorists were killed and some of their vehicles that were equipped with heavy machine guns were destroyed in the operation.


In the neighboring Daraa province, units of the army and armed forces targeted terrorists’ hideouts in the villages of al-Mtallah and Ruweisat in al-Lajat area in the countryside of the province.

The operations left many terrorists killed or injured, some of them linked to the so-called “Al-Omari Brigades”, “Yarmouk Army”, “Liwa al- Muhajirin al-Ansar” terrorist groups that are operating under Jabhat al-Nusra.

Another army unit killed a number of terrorists and destroyed their weapons and ammunition to the southeast of Khabab village in the northern countryside of Daraa.

In the city of Daraa, an army unit inflicted heavy losses upon groups of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Daraa al-Balad neighborhood.

Meanwhile, the terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media websites the deaths of 25 of their members in the countryside of Daraa. Among them the terrorist Maher al-Rafie,a so-called “field leader” within “Liwa al-Sibtin” group.

Dozens of terrorists were killed and their vehicles were destroyed in army air strikes against their positions in the vicinity of al-Hrak town in the countryside.


In northern Syria,  units of the army and armed forces carried out accurate operations in the neighborhoods of Bani Zeid, al-Sukari, Bustan al-Kaser, al-Sheikh Said, al-Jazmati, Karm al- Tarab, al-Rashedeen, al-Sha’ar in Aleppo city, destroying hotbeds for Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations.

The army killed many terrorists and destroyed their vehicles in Aleppo, near the air force academy, west al-Nayrab airport and Tal Nsybin in Aleppo countryside.

Meanwhile, an army unit directed concentrated strikes on terrorist organizations’ gatherings, dens and supply lines with Turkey in the north-western countryside of the province, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others in addition to destroying their vehicles and arms in Hayyan town, located at the international road leading to Turkey.

Elsewhere, a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed in the army’s operations in al-Sheikh Luttfi village at the south-eastern of Aleppo city, and many vehicles equipped with several machineguns were destroyed.

Other army units inflicted heavy losses upon members and vehicles of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist organization in the vicinity of Air Force Academy in the north-eastern countryside of Aleppo Province.

Idleb, Lattakia

A military source told SANA that the army air force destroyed a rocket launching-pad and a den for terrorists, killing all terrorists inside it in al-Bashoura in Lattakia northern countryside.

Meanwhile, the army air force also destroyed a depot used by terrorists in al-Najiya village in Jisr al-Shoughour in Idleb countryside.

The source added that the air strikes targeted dens of so-called Jaish al-Fatah in Ariha, killing and injuring scores of terrorists and destroying their vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns.

It added many terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra were killed in Ayn al-Bardeh and Mishmishan to the north of Jisr al-Shoughour.

Earlier, the Army’s Air Force destroyed terrorists’ vehicles and gatherings in the area surrounding Abu al-Duhour, al-Mahas, Maarata, Mashmashan, Ayn al-Barda, Mri’ayan, Ariha, and Saraqi in Idleb countryside.


A military source said that the Army’s Air Force destroyed vehicles and left scores of terrorists dead or injured in al-Nai’ma, Uqairibat, Jana al-Ulbawi, and al-Fasdeh in Hama countryside.

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