Province, SANA – The army units repelled on Friday terrorists’ attacks in some areas and targeted others’ positions elsewhere in the country, inflicting upon them heavy casualties and material losses.
The army units defending Abu al-Duhour Airport in the southeastern countryside of Idleb province, assisted by the Air Force, repelled an attempted attack by terrorist groups, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra.
A military source said the Air Force carried out airstrikes on terrorists’ concentrations and vehicles in the surroundings of the airport, killing a large number of them and destroying their weapons and vehicles.
The Air Force also destroyed hideouts of terrorists from “Al-Fateh Army” terrorist organizations in the surroundings of Kheshir, al-Majas, and al-Bwayder in Abu al-Duhour Area, eliminating many terrorists in the process.
Airstrikes also resulted in destroying terrorists’ hideous in Oum Jireen and Tal Salmo in the province’s southeastern countryside, while airstrikes on terrorists’ cocnentraitons and hideouts around Abdeta village in Jabal al-Zawiye area, Jisr al-Shughour, al-Bashiriye village, and Ma’arata in the southwestern countryside left many terrorists dead and destroyed their weapons and military equipment.
Near the province’s administrative lines, the Air Force targeted concentrations and movements of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in al-Hamidiye village, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their vehicles and equipment.
The army’s air force destroyed a large number of terrorists’ vehicles and other armored ones in the vicinity of the Air Force Academy in the eastern countryside of the northern Aleppo province.
Meanwhile, field sources told SANA that army units repelled a large attack by terrorists on the towns of Bashkoi and Handarat in the province’s countryside, killing and injuring many terrorists and destroying several of their vehicles, while other terrorists fled, leaving their weapons and munitions behind.
The army destroyed hideouts for terrorists from “Al Fateh Army” terrorist group and killed a number of their members in Khirbet al-Naqous and Tal Waset in al-Ghab plain area in the countryside of Hama province.
Meanwhile, the Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes on terrorists’ concentrations and hideouts in the villages of al-Mansoura, Qastoun, al-Mshaik, Qarqour, Zayzoun al-Jdideh, al-Ziyara, and Tal Zajram in the province’s northwestern countryside, killing many terrorists and destroying their vehicles and equipment.
An army unit carried out a concentrated operation targeting hideouts and concentrations of ISIS terrorists in al-Qaryatain city and its surroundings at the outskirts of al-Badiye desert in Homs province.
A military source said the operations resulted in eliminating a number of terrorists and destroying their vehicles, some of which were equipped with machineguns.
Army operations also targeted ISIS concentrations and movements in Palmyra city, the strategic “Palmyra triangle” area, and east of Jazal oil field, leaving a number of terrorists dead and destroying their vehicles, weapons, and equipment.
Another army unit targeted a convoy of vehicles used by ISIS in the area surrounding al-Zakara valley in Palmyra’s countryside, destroying a number of vehicles and killing and injuring a number of terrorists.
In Homs province’s northern countryside, army operations in al-Rastan al-Tahtani, al-Ghanto, and Kiseen resulted in eliminating a number of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and destroying their hideouts.
The Air Force carried out airstrikes on concentrations of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the town of Dael in Daraa province, a military source told SANA.
The source said more than 100 terrorists, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra, were killed in the airstrike.
Meanwhile, an army unit targeted a terrorist group in a hill north of Zimrin village village, killing all of its members.
An army unit destroyed a bulldozer used by terrorists and killed a number of them north of al-Karak al-Sharqi town in the province’s eastern countryside, while another unit killed a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, injured others, and destroyed a vehicle equipped with a machinegun in Daraa al-Balad.
Army units eliminated members of “Jabhat al-Nusra” in a strike against their gatherings north of al-Hamidia village to the west of Quneitra city.
Terrorists’ vehicles and ammunition were also destroyed during the strike.
An army unit inflicted heavy losses on terrorists of “Jabhat al-Nusra” during an operation against their dens in Ofania village in the northwest countryside of Quneitra.
Field sources told SANA that an army unit set an ambush for terrorists moving between the towns of Zakiya and al-Tibeh in Damascus Countryside, destroying a vehicle and killing all the terrorists on board, and inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists who attempted to reach the ambush site to recover the bodies.