Army establishes control over areas in Lattakia and Aleppo

Provinces, SANA – The army advanced on more areas in the northern and northeastern countryside of Lattakia province during operations on Tuesday and continued targeting terrorists’ positions in other provinces.



Army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, established control on al-Sheik Mohammad hill, the Height 1281.5 north east of Ketf al-Ghader hill in the northeastern countryside of Lattakia province after killing large numbers of terrorists, some of them non Syrians, a military source told SANA on Tuesday.

Other army units, in cooperation with the popular defense groups established control on Por Abdullah region, Ketf al-Hareek ,the fifth and sixth hills and Ketf al-Safeh.

The army killed a number of terrorists in those areas and seized their arms and ammunition.

Earlier, the army units established control over the strategic Kitf al-Ghadr,  al-Malouheh, al-Sheikh Mohammad hills, Height 1281.5 and al-Mirkashliyeh village in the northeastern countryside of Lattakia province, a military source announced on Tuesday.


The army’s air force launched intensive strikes against positions and gatherings of ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the eastern and northern countryside of the central Homs province.

Gathering of ISIS terrorists were targeted to the southwest of Tadmur (Palmyra) and to the west al-Qaryatain city in the southeastern countryside of Homs.

Other ISIS positions and hideouts were destroyed by the air force to the northeast of Jub al-Jarrah in the eastern countryside of the province where terrorists were killed and their arms and ammunition were destroyed.

In the northern countryside of Homs, the army air strikes inflicted heavy losses upon Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Jawalak and al-Ameriyeh villages.


In southern Syria, the army units destroyed terrorists’ vehicles and hideouts with  all  weapons and ammunition inside them in al-Abbasiyeh neighborhood, south al-Awqaf  building and at south side of the electricity company in Daraa al-Mahatta in Daraa province.

An army unit damaged a terrorists’ car,  killing and injuring all terrorists onboard north of al-Ghezlan farm in the  northwestern countryside of the province.


Army units established control over all villages and farms surrounding Air force Academy and Kweires Military Airport, 40 kilometers to the east of Aleppo after establishing control over the highway near the airport and cutting off ISIS supplies coming from al-Raqqa.

Field sources said in statements to SANA that army units completely cut off Aleppo- al- Raqqa international road, two kilometers far from the mills in the surroundings of Kweires Airport.

The Sources asserted that by cutting the international road, army units have established control over all villages surrounding the Air Force Academy and Kweires Airport and completely securing their surroundings in addition to cutting off ISIS supplies with al-Raqqa.

Meanwhile, army units carried out intensive operations against gatherings and sites of ISIS terrorists in Ayoub hill, Tal Ahmar and Deir Hafer in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.

Army units destroyed a depot for terrorist organization to the west of al-Nairab Airport and eliminated terrorist hotbeds in Bani Zeid and al-Layramoun neighborhoods in Aleppo city.

Taher al-Umar and the leader Abu Hamza al-Bianouni from the so called” Ahrar al-Sham” terrorist group were among the killed terrorists in Aleppo countryside, according to the sources.

The army’s air force targeted positions for Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in the villages and towns of al-Barqoum, Zetian, Kafr Hamra and Hayan in the southwestern and northwestern countryside of Aleppo province.

Several headquarters and fortified positions were destroyed in the airstrikes, along with vehicles equipped with various types of machine guns.


The army’s air force launched airstrikes against dens and movements of ISIS terrorists in Hasso al-Elbawi and al-Rahjan villages in the eastern countryside of the central Hama province.

Several sites, fortified positions and vehicles, some of them equipped with heavy machineguns and some loaded with weapons, were destroyed in the airstrikes.

Vehicles and hideouts for “Jaish al-Fatah”, with ammo and weapons inside, were also destroyed in Morek city and Skeik town in the northern countryside of the province.

Meanwhile, sources on the ground told SANA that an army unit targeted gatherings of terrorists from “Jund al-Aqsa” in Morek city, killing many of them, including the leader Ahmad Khaled Abd al-Jalil.

A mortar launching bad and a pickup car for terrorists were destroyed in the operations, the sources added.


Terrorists from the so called “Jaish al-Fatah” were killed as an army unit fired two guided missiles that hit a vehicle and a den in al-Tamaniaa town in southern Idleb on the border with Hama.

An army unit targeted a gathering of vehicles in the area surrounding Binin village in Jabal al-Zawieh, destroying and damaging number of the vehicles.

Local sources said booms were heard in Idleb city as a BMP vehicle, an armored vehicle and three cars for terrorists were destroyed and amounts of ammunition exploded.

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