Provinces, SANA- The Syrian Arab Army,backed by the Syria air force, continued Monday fighting terrorism across the country, destroying terrorists’ positions, vehicles and gatherings in different provinces.
The Syrian army air force last night and on Monday morning carried out strikes against positions and vehicles of ISIS terrorists and other Takfiri organizations in the countryside of Homs province.
A military source told SANA that the army air force destroyed positions and vehicles belonging to ISIS terrorists in the villages of al-Rik, Abu Tirraha and Unq al-Hawa.
The source added that ISIS terrorists suffered heavy losses in personnel and equipment in airstrikes carried out by the army air force against their hotbeds and positions in Palmyra City, al-Kassarat area and al-Qaryatain village in the eastern and southeastern countryside of the province.
In the northern countryside, the army air force destroyed positions and vehicles of ISIS terrorists in intensive bombardments against their fortifications and gatherings to the east of al-Ghantou village and Um al-Rish village.
Army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, restored stability and security to Masqan and Ahrad villages in the northern countryside of Aleppo.
Earlier, Army units established control over al-Tiba village and its farms in Kwairis Sharqi area in Aleppo’s eastern countryside, eliminating the remaining ISIS terrorists in it, a military source told SANA.
The source said engineering units combed the village and its farms and dismantled explosive devices left behind by the defeated terrorists.
The source also stated that security and stability were restored to the village of Kafr Naya 25 km north of Aleppo city.
Meanwhile, sources on the ground said army units carried out operations targeting movements and fortified positions of ISIS terrorists in the surroundings of the thermal power station in al-Tiba village, destroying 12 machinegun-equipped vehicles.
Over the past 24 hours, units of the army and the armed forces in Aleppo carried out intensive operations against dens and fortifications of terrorist organizations in a number of neighborhoods in Aleppo City.
Units of the army destroyed gatherings of terrorist organizations in concentrated strikes carried out in the neighborhoods of Bab al-Nayrab, Karm al-Qatirji, al-Sheikh Khedr and al-Ansari.
Terrorists’ hotbeds, arms and ammunition were also destroyed in the strikes and a number of them were killed.
The Syrian army air force carried out intensive sorties on the gatherings of ISIS terrorist organization in many villages in the eastern countryside of Hama province, inflicting heavy losses on terrorists in personnel and equipment.
The sorties resulted in destroying gatherings, positions and vehicles equipped with machineguns in the villages of Jana al-Albawi, Abu Hbeilat, Abu al-Hanaya, Salba and Ukeirbat.
In Idleb countryside, the army air force targeted gatherings for Jabhat al-Nura and other terrorist organizations in Abu al-Duhour, 50km southeast of Idleb city, destroying vehicles equipped with different machineguns.
A number of vehicles loaded with arms and equipped with machineguns for Jaish al-Fateh terrorist organization were destroyed in army airstrikes in Kefr Uweid village in the southwestern countryside of Idleb province.
At least 20 terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra, Jaish al-Fateh and al-Izza gathering were killed and scores others were injured during air strikes against their dens in al-Lattamneh, Abu al-Duhour and al-Hamediyeh towns.
While in the eastern province of Deor Ezzor, the Syrian army inflicted heavy losses on ISIS terrorists in personnel and equipment in air strikes in Deir Ezzor countryside during the past 24 hours, according to the military source.
The Syrian air strikes targeted ISIS hideouts and hotbeds in al-Bagheiliya village, 6km west of Deir Ezzor city, destroying a number of vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns.
The army air force destroyed ISIS vehicles and gatherings in al-Mrei’eiyeh village and west of Deir Ezzor military airport.
Army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, restore stability and security to Rweiset al-Jalta, Ard al-Qarm, Dahret al-Kroum and the Point 665 in Lattakia northern countryside.
The source said that army continued advancing and destroyed the last gatherings of terrorist organizations in these areas, while terrorists fled away towards Syrian-Turkish borders.
The army’s engineering units dismantled a number of explosive devices and landmines which terrorists planted earlier in the area to prevent the army’s advance.
The Syrian Air Force destroyed positions and vehicles for terrorist organizations in Kenseba town and its suburb and in the villages of Ain al-Qantara, Qal’et al-Tuyal, al-Sheikh Yousef, and Rewesit al-Moqnas in the northern countryside of Lattakia province.