Russian and Syrian air forces tighten grip on terrorists in several areas

Provinces, SANA- Units of the army and the armed forces, backed by the Syrian and Russian air forces, on Monday launched wide-scale military operations against the terrorist organizations across the country, killing scores of their members and destroying their equipment and vehicles.


The Syrian army air force carried out air strikes against the terrorist organization of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria “ISIS, killing many terrorists and destroying their vehicles in  several areas in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province.

A military source told SANA that the raids caused the destruction of terrorists’ dens and vehicles, some of which equipped with machineguns in the villages of Ain al-Jamajima, Jeb al-Safa in Kweiris area, and in the towns of Deir-Hafer and Maskana.

The source pointed out that the army carried out strikes against terrorists’ gatherings in al-Bab city where many terrorists were killed and their weapons were destroyed.

The airstrikes resulted in the death of many terrorists and the destroying of their vehicles and weapons.

Army units killed a number of ISIS members, injured many others and destroyed their vehicles and weapons during accurate operations against their movements and gatherings in the area surrounding Air Force Academy.

Many terrorists were killed, others were injured and vehicles equipped with machineguns were destroyed during army’s concentrated operations against ISIS in Tal al-Naam, Deir Hafr, al-Sheikh Ahmad, al-Jabol, al-Rayan, Tal Faour, Tridim and al-Salhia in accordance with army’s airstrikes in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.

Another army unit launched concentrated strikes against terrorists in al-Jabria village to the south of Aleppo city and the area surrounding al-Nairab airport.

In Aleppo city, army destroyed terrorists’ dens in al-Sheikh Said, al-Ramosa, al-Amria, al-N’anayi square, Bani Zaid, al-Liramon, Bustan al-Basha, Suliman al-Halabi, al-Kastilo and al-Shakir, killing many of them and destroying their weapons and ammo.

In turn, the Russian Defense Ministry said the Russian air force carried out 15 raids against 10 ISIS targets in Aleppo countryside, adding that ISIS training and command centers were destroyed in the process.


The Syrian Arab Army’s Air Force targeted hotbeds and movements of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in Jisr al-Shugour city in Idleb province.

A military source told SANA on Monday that the airstrikes resulted in killing a number of terrorists and destroying their vehicles with all arms and ammunition onboard,.

The Air Force also launched airstrikes on the terrorists’ dens and gatherings in al-Hbeit in Ma’aret al-Nu’man area at the southern countryside of the province, which resulted in destroying a number of dens and vehicles for “Jaish al-Fateh” terrorists.

Meanwhile, the terrorist organizations admitted on their social media sites to killing a number of their members including Abdelrazzaq Khanfoura, a leader from Jaish al-Fateh terrorist organization nicknamed Abu Azzam.

In the same context, a military source told SANA that the Russian Air Force, in cooperation with the Syrian Air Force, destroyed in airstrikes a terrorists’ artillery base, ammunition depot and 30 vehicles including armored ones in al-Ghabat area.

The source added that a training camp, a launching pad for Grad rockets and a store of ammunition were also destroyed in the airstrikes on Jisr al-Shughour.


In the eastern countryside of Hama province, a number of terrorists were killed and injured and their machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed in airstrikes by the Syrian Arab Army’s Air Force on their hideouts and gatherings in Khatmalo village.

The Air Force also targeted terrorists’ hideouts in the towns of al-Latamneh and Kafr Zita, destroying a number of vehicles along with the terrorists, weapons, and munitions on board. Field sources said airstrikes resulted in killing 5 terrorists who were holed up in a hideout in al-Latamneh and in destroying two 4WD vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns in Atshan village.


A military source told SANA that Russian air force, in cooperation with the Syrian air force, conducted a series of precise air strikes against a number of ISIS terrorist targets resulting in the destruction of a weapon’s warehouse and a communication center in Talbiseh, al-Saan al-Aswad and al-Ghajar in the northern countryside of Homs province.

Meanwhile, concerned authorities seized two cars loaded with 700 kg of explosives in Sadad area in the countryside of the central Homs province while they were coming from al-Qaryatain city and arrested those who were onboard.

The Syrian Arab Army’s Air Force destroyed ISIS’ weaponry caches, killed many of its members and injured many others during airstrikes in the area surrounding al-Shaer gas field in Homs.

Numbers of ISIS members were killed, others were injured and their vehicles were destroyed during Army’s raids against their gatherings in al-Qaryatain city to the east of Homs city.

An army unit carried out special operations in al-Hadath village in the eastern countryside of Homs, killing many terrorists, injuring many others and destroying their equipment.

In the countryside of Tadmour city (Palmyra), an army unit foiled ISIS’ attempts to attack military checkpoints to the northeast of al-Makalaa area.

Many terrorists were killed or injured in the attack while others fled in addition to destroying amounts of weapons and ammunition.

In the northern countryside of Homs, many terrorists were killed, others were injured and a number of their vehicles were destroyed during a series of airstrikes against their gatherings in Deir Fol in Talbeisa area.

The competent authorities dismantled on Monday two cars loaded with about 700 kg of explosives in Sadad area in the southeast countryside of Homs.

A source in Homs province told SANA reporter that the authorities seized a Kia Cerato and a Hyundai on Sadad – Mahin Road in the southeast countryside of Homs which were loaded with around 700 kg of C4 and TNT and arrested those who were inside the two cars.

According to the source, the engineering units neutralized the explosives in the cars which were equipped with electric wires and signal receivers to be detonated remotely.

The Army’s Air Force killed a number of terrorists to the east of Palmyra and in al-Qariyatain, Talbeeseh and al-Ghajar in Homs countryside.


The Syrian army air force carried out a series of operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists organization’s gatherings and hideouts and their
movement axes in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor province.

The operations in the villages of al- Mraeyeh, al-Jafrah and Hatlah resulted in the killing of a number of ISIS terrorists and the destruction of their machineguns-equipped vehicles, weapons and ammunition.

Field sources told SANA that an army unit destroyed a booby-trapped vehicle for ISIS terrorists before arriving one of the military posts in al-Howaiqa neighborhood in Deir Ezzor city.

Meanwhile, terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media websites the killing of a so -called security official of ISIS terrorists Omar Turki al-Salem al-Hamdan, of Saudi nationality, nickenamed Joban and Lybian terrorists nickenamed
Abu al-Dahdah al-Libi.


The Russian Air Force, in cooperation with the Syrian Army Airforce, destroyed a command headquarters belonging to the terrorists in airstrikes on Beit Manifa in the countryside of the coastal Lattakia province, a military source told SANA.

The Russian Air Force, in cooperation with the Syrian Air Force, conducted airstrikes against dens of the terrorist organizations in the villages of al-Durra and al-Rihanyia in the northern countryside of Lattakia province, destroying a number of terrorists’ cars and vehicles and killing all terrorists onboard.

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Army units targeted terrorists’ hideouts and concentrations in a number of areas on the western side of Douma in the eastern al-Ghouta, killing scores of terrorists and destroying their weapons and ammunition.


A unit of the army clashed with an armed terrorist group in the surrounding of Bilal mosque in Daraa al-Balad. The clashes ended up with the killing of all members of the terrorist group while their weapons were completely destroyed.

The army’s operations targeted dens of terrorists to the north of old Customs, in the surrounding of Technical Institute and in al-Bajajeh in Daraa al-Balad, killing a number of terrorists.

Meanwhile, another army unit destroyed dens of Takfiri terrorists and killed several terrorists in al-Ghariyeh al-Ghrabeyeh, 17 KM to the Jordanian borders.


Army units destroyed a 23 mm machinegun and another 14.5 machinegun in Taranja village in Quneitra countryside and killed and injured a number of Jabhet al-Nusra terrorists in the process.

An army unit in cooperation with the popular defense groups thwarted terrorists attack on Hafer village and killed and injured scores of the assailants and destroyed a number of their vehicles.


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