The army establishes control over areas in Lattakia and Hama

Provinces, SANA – More areas are coming under the army’s control, including in Lattakia, as the army units continue stepped-up operations against terrorist organizations.

Lattakia

Army units, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, established full control over the strategic al-Noubeh Mountain in the northern countryside of Lattakia province after killing a number of terrorists positioned in the area and forcing the rest to flee, a military source announced on Wednesday.

The army units, the source said, carried out special military operations suitable for the mountainous and wooded area and the numerous caves spreading there.

The units combed the mountain and removed the explosive devices and mines planted by the terrorists, the source added.

Idleb/Hama 

Army units established control over Sheir al-Sahab and point 793 overlooking al-Sarmaniyeh in the north western countryside of Hama after killing a number of terrorists.

An army unit targeted a position for the so-called “Ahrar al-Sham Movement” terrorist organization in al-Tamanaa town, 8km east of Khan Sheikhoun in Idleb countryside, field sources said.

8 terrorists were killed and 7 others were injured, most of them non-Syrians, as a result of the operation, while a vehicle and a car were destroyed.

Another army unit killed 10 terrorists in a special operation on a command space for terrorists in al-Hbeit village, near the border with Hama.

The sources also noted that the terrorist organizations suffered heavy losses as two of their centers were hit by the army in Abu Makki village and in the northern sides of Khan Sheikhoun city.

In Hama countryside, an army unit carried out two special operations targeting gatherings of terrorists from the so-called “Jund al-Aqsa” in Mourek town, 30km north of Hama city, killing at least six terrorists.

Daraa

An army unit destroyed in accurate operations a hideout for terrorists in al-Abbassiyeh neighborhood and killed 8 terrorists in Daraa al-Mahatta and Daraa al-Balad in Daraa city.

According to field sources, another army unit also destroyed with a guided-rocket a vehicle for terrorists at Nasib border crossing in the southern countryside of Daraa province.

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