Lattakia/Hama, SANA – Army and Armed Forces units on Friday restored security and stability to a number of villages and established full control over a number of vantage points in Lattakia’s northern countryside and Homs countryside, in addition to eliminating a number of terrorists in Hama province with the assistance of the Syrian Air Force.
A military source told SANA that army units restored security and stability to the villages of Haret Maz’aleh, Haret al-Tahoun, al-Qastal, and Heer Debbin in Lattakia’s northern countryside.
The source added that army units also established control over al-Qal’aa mountain and points 394, 445.5, 438.5, 417.5, 400, 500, 656.6, 499.5, 409.5, and 529.5 in the province’s northern countryside.
Army units established full control over new areas in the direction of al-Biyarat in the eastern countryside of Homs and inflicted heavy losses in personnel and munitions upon ISIS terrorists.
Army units in cooperation with the popular defense groups established control over points 753 and 1 km in the direction of al-Biyarta- Haiyal Mountain 10 kilometers to the west of Palmyra.
Army units eliminated the remaining gatherings of ISIS terrorists and destroyed their fortifications in the points where they established control.
Engineering Units dismantled the explosive devices that the terrorists left behind before fleeing away.
Army units destroyed dens and gatherings of terrorists in well 101 and to the south of well 105 areas in the eastern countryside of Homs.
To the south east of Homs, the source confirmed that army units inflicted heavy losses in personnel upon ISIS terrorists during strikes by the Syrian Air Force, and many of their positions in Mehseh and to the north of al-Qareitain were destroyed.
Army and Armed Forces units eliminated 37 terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra in the northwestern countryside of Hama province, a military source told SANA.
The source said the terrorists were eliminated while they were trying to sneak from Kafr Nabouda, al-Habbit, and Albana to Tal al-Sakhr, al-Hamamiyat, al-Maghir, and Bridej.
The source also said that the Syrian Air Force eliminated 20 terrorists from ISIS in Abu Dali, Suha, Uqairibat, Jana al-Ulbawi, Qastal al-Westani, and Jub al-Rihan in Hama’s eastern countryside.