Provinces, SANA – The army continued operations against terrorist organizations, launching strikes on their positions in various areas, destroying their vehicles and equipment and killing many of their members.
The Syrian army’s air force carried out sorties targeting gatherings and fortified positions of ISIS terrorists in the vicinity of al-Rasafeh city in the northeastern Raqqa province, a military source said on Wednesday.
Tens of vehicles, some of which were armored and others equipped with machine guns, were destroyed in the airstrikes, which also left large numbers of ISIS terrorist dead.
An army unit foiled an attempt by terrorists to infiltrate across a 15- meter deep tunnel to a military checkpoint in Harasta in Damascus countryside.
According to a military source, an army unit managed to storm the tunnel, which is 500 meters long and 160-cm wide that was discovered in Ard al-
Khams area in Harasta, extending towards a military checkpoint.
Scores of explosive devices found inside the tunnel were dismantled, the source said.
An army unit destroyed a vehicle transporting Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Tal al-Dabaa north of Beit Jen farm in Damascus southwestern countryside, a field source said.
Units of the army destroyed vehicles and dens of ISIS terrorists in Homs eastern countryside.
A military source told SANA that units of the army, in cooperation with popular defense groups, struck dens of ISIS terrorists to the north-east side of Jazal field and near al-Hawadid village in Homs eastern countryside.
The army’s operations ended up with destroying vehicles equipped with heavy machine- guns, a rocket launcher and killing a number of the terrorists.
Army units clashed with terrorist groups affiliated to ISIS terrorist organization in the vicinity of al-Tharda Mountain on the southern sides of Deir Ezzor, a field source told SANA on Wednesday.
The clashes resulted in killing scores of ISIS terrorists and escaping the rest leaving some bodies of killed terrorists behind.
A tanker and BMB vehicle and three vehicles equipped with heavy machinegun were destroyed during the clash.
Among the dead terrorists the Saudis Abu al-Baraa al-Jazrawi and Abu al-Hareth al-Jazrawi, in addition to Abu Qudama al-Yamani, Abu Ya’la al-Yamani, Abu Qais al-Shami, Abu al-Zubair al-Shami, Bilal al-Hamed and Ahmad al-Alo.
A mortar launcher for ISIS terrorists was destroyed in a precise military operation against their gatherings in Hweijet Saqer southeast of Deir Ezzor city.