Provinces, SANA – Army units in cooperation with the supporting forces restored stability and security to eight more areas located to the east of the strategic Khanaser site in the northern Aleppo province after clashes with ISIS terrorists.
A field source told SANA reporter Wednesday that the newly secured areas included the villages of al-Atshaneh, Um Mayyal, Jebb Ali, al-khreibeh, al-Shreimeh, Rasm Askar, Seriah and Syriatel area, noting that dozens of ISIS terrorists there were killed, injured or pushed away.
With the success of army operations in those areas, which were carried out in the past hours, the army has expanded its control, providing more security to the road linking Khanaser with Aleppo.
The source pointed out that army units began the work of removing mines and explosives planted by ISIS terrorists between the houses and the farms in the aforementioned villages.
Army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, foiled ISIS terrorist attack against military checkpoints in the area surrounding Jabal al-Hayal in Tadmour (Palmyra) countryside in Homs province.
Army units also established control over the hills surrounding Thaniyat al-Hait to the north west of Mahaseh town in Homs countryside after eliminating the remaining gatherings of ISIS terrorists in it.
The army units confiscated large quantities of weapons and munitions as well as they dismantled tens of explosives and mines planted by terrorists in the hills.