Army establishes control over more areas in Lattakia, inflicts more losses upon terrorists in other areas

Provinces, SANA –Units of the army and the armed forces on Thursday continued to launch wide-scale military operations against the Takfiri terrorist organizations across the country, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the personnel and the equipment and destroying their dens and positions.


A unit of the army and armed forces, supported by Russia’s air force, established control over post 1112 to the north east of al-Karoura Mountain, al-Wadi hill, Qartab Land and al-Raqraqiyeh, al-Daghmashlieh and al-Zweik villages, al-Zweik Mountains , Mosa, Saqr, al-Sendiyan and Jleileh  in the north eastern countryside of Lattakia.

Earlier, an army unit, aided by the popular defense groups, established control over Point 803 in Kassab area and continued advancing towards the surrounding hills in Lattakia’s northern countryside, a military source said.

Later, the source told SANA that other army units, in cooperation with the popular defense groups and aided
by the Russian Air Force, established control over al-Shmeisa village, Point 482 and strategic heights in Jabal al-Zweik area in the northern countryside.

In the same context, the source added that the army’s air force carried out a number of airstrikes on terrorists’ hideouts and centers in Lattakia’ northern countryside.

Terrorists’ positions and vehicles were destroyed in Height 1112, Height 1154 and in al-Riqirqiyeh, Rweiset Sheikho, Arafit al-Tahta and Arafit al-Fouqa.


A unit of the army established control over the railway station in al-Sheikh Ahmad village in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.

Earlier, Units of the army and armed forces inflicted, last night and on Thursday morning, heavy losses upon the Takfiri terrorist organizations in the northern Aleppo province.

A military source told SANA that a unit of the army destroyed positions of the ISIS terrorists in al-Bab city in the northeastern countryside of the province, in addition to destroying a number of their dens.

The source added that units of the army destroyed terrorists’ vehicles and killed all terrorists onboard in operations carried out against dens and positions of terrorist organizations in al-Amiryia village  in the southern countryside.

All members of a terrorist group from the so-called “Al-Hurryia Islamic Brigade” were killed along with its leader in an operation carried out by an army unit in the southwestern countryside of the province.

Meanwhile, a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed and their vehicles and mortar launchers were destroyed in precise operations against their hotbeds in the neighborhoods of Karm Maiser, al-Sheikh Ahmed and Bani Zaid.

In the same context, the Takfiri terrorist organizations acknowledged on their pages on the social networking webpages that a number of their members were killed.

The army’s air force destroyed vehicles of ISIS and killed all terrorists onboard in Tal Ahmer and Kabbara in Aleppo.

The army’s air force also launched airstrikes against ISIS positions in the villages and towns of Deir Hafer, al-Najara, Katar, Kabbara, Tal Ahmar and al-Sawame’ area to the east of Blat village in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province, where several vehicles and centers for the terrorists were destroyed.



Field sources told SANA that 6 vehicles were destroyed and at least 33 terrorists killed in army’s special operations against sites of “Jund al-Aqsa”,”Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement” and “Jabhat al-Nusra” in Hiraj Basnakol, Basamia and Saraqib.

The army targeted terrorists’ dens and gatherings in Ariha and al-Tamaniaa in the southern countryside of Idleb, killing more than 15 terrorists, including Abu Mohamed al-Maslamani, a leader in “Jabhat al-Nusra”.

The army’s air force conducted a series of sorties in which it targeted terrorists’ positions in al-Tamaniaa town and Orum al-Jouz village in the southern countryside of Idleb province, a military source said.

A number of vehicles equipped with machineguns and centers with terrorists and weapons inside were destroyed during the airstrikes.


The army’s air force launched airstrikes against gatherings of Jaish al-Fatah terrorists in Kafr Zita town and Morek city in the northwestern countryside of Hama province.

A military source said several of the terrorists’ vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns were destroyed in the airstrikes.

Meanwhile , 23 terrorists were killed during army’s operations against the gatherings of “Jund al-Aqsa” to the north of Soran, including Mousa Khaled al-Sallom and Kassim al-Sammaa.


The Syrian Arab Army air force destroyed vehicles of ISIS and killed all terrorists onboard in the surroundings of Maheen.


A  unit of the army carried out precise bombardments against hotbeds and positions of Jabhat al-Nusra and other Takfiri organizations in Daraa al-Balad, destroying their hotbeds, one of their cars and a heavy machinegun to the south of Zenobia School to the west of al-Abbasyia Bakery.

A unit of the army also carried out a special operation on the northwest of al-Gharyia al-Gharbyia Bridge in the northeastern countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists in the personnel and the equipment, in addition to destroying one of their trucks that was used for the fortification.


In the northeastern countryside of the southern Sweida province, a unit of the army destroyed positions of the ISIS terrorists and inflicted heavy losses upon it in the personnel and the equipment in Khirbet Sa’ad village and hill.

Meanwhile, a source at Sweida Governorate told SANA reporter that a unit of the army, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, foiled an attack by the ISIS terrorists who infiltrated from al-Qasir village to the surroundings of al-Haqaf village on the outskirts of al-Badiya “desert”.

The source indicated that the engineering units, in cooperation with the popular defense units, on Thursday morning dismantled three remote-controlled explosive devices, weighing between 15 and 20 kg, that were planted by terrorists at a-Haqaf/al-Bouthaina road.

The explosive devices were planted by terrorists in an attempt to infiltrate into al-Haqaf village.

Damascus Countryside

Two command centers, two weapons and ammunition depots and two heavy cannons for terrorist organizations were destroyed by airstrikes launched by the army’s air force against their positions in Douma and Khan al-Shih in Damascus Countryside.


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