Damascus, SANA- Military spokesman of the Syrian Arab Army said on Monday that army units achieved great success through establishing control over al-Sefsafeh, al-Sheikh Ahmad, Berrawi, Azeezeh, azeeziyeh sama’an and Tal Mamou villages in Hama and Aleppo countryside.
The military spokesman added in a statement that the army’s air force carried out 98 sorties during the past three days against gatherings of terrorist organizations and their command centers in Damascus, Homs, Hama, Aleppo, Idleb, Deir Ezzor and al-Raqa countryside.
“The sorties ended up with destroying five fortified sites for terrorists and three command centers in al-Qariytain city, Talbeeseh town, Eastern Ghouta and Khan Sheikhoun in addition to destroying dozens of vehicles in the surroundings of the Air Force Academy and in the surroundings of al-Shaer oil field, a- Baiyrat area and east Jub al-Jarah in the eastern countryside of Homs as well as depots in al-Lattamneh, kafar Zeta and kafar Naboudeh in Idleb countryside,” The military spokesman said.
He added that the army units in the southern areas targeted gatherings of terrorist organizations in the old customs, the Refugees Camp, the Meteorology- al-Sad road , Daraa al-balad , the surroundings of Ataman town , the east of Jaleen town and al-Naeimeh center in Daraa countryside, killing large numbers of terrorists and destroying mortar launch-pads and nine vehicles equipped with machine guns.
Meanwhile, other army units established control over al-Hazem al-Westani mountainous range to the east of Saddad town after fierce battles with the Islamic State ( ISIS) terrorists , thwarting infiltration attempts from the direction of Um Sahreej, Unq al-Hawa , Rahoum towards Maksar al-Hisan and Jub al-Jarah, killing more than 40 terrorists, most of them are from foreign nationalities in the eastern foot of al-Haiyan mountain on Palmyra – al-Baiyrat road in Homs countryside and destroying more than 20 armored vehicles and pickups equipped with machine guns, according to the spokesman.
In the north-western countryside of Hama , army units established control over al-Sefsafeh village after killing 28 terrorists from the so-called Jaish al-Fateh, destroying their arms and munitions, the Spokesman said.
He added that army units, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, have resumed their operations in Aleppo countryside successfully, establishing control over Berrawi, Azeezeh, Azeeziyeh sama’an, Tal mamou and al-Sheikh Ahmad villages after killing a large number of terrorists and destroying their arms and munitions,
“The army’s intensified operations in Aleppo countryside led to a state of collapse at the terrorists who accuse each other of lingering,” the Spokesman said.
In the north eastern countryside of Lattakia, army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, expanded their control over the hills that surround Ghamam town and seizing Turkish medicine, cocaine, arms and ammunition during hunting terrorists in the hills surrounding Jub al-Za’arour and al-Farq mountain, according to the spokesman.
He affirmed that the army’s artillery dealt heavy blows to the dens of terrorists in al-Karoura Mountain, Arafeet, Okober, al-Zweik, al-Darmashliyeh, Deir Hanna, Kabaneh and katef al-Ghadr and Katef al-Ghanameh in the north eastern countryside of Lattakia, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment.
Army Units which protect Deir Ezzor Airport carried on fierce battles against ISIS terrorists, killing 58 of them, injuring scores and destroying an armored vehicle and three vehicles equipped with machine guns and rocket launching-pad in Naseeb Dgheim , al-Zera’a and Hweijet al-mariyeh.
The military spokesman concluded that army units enjoy high morale and carry out duties strictly, leaving a state of frustration and collapse at the ranks of the terrorists.