Update 4 -The army kills tens of terrorists in Aleppo, expands control on new areas in Lattakia

Provinces, SANA_ The Syrian Army, backed by the air force, on Monday continued heavy military operations on fortified positions of the terrorist groups across the country, regaining control over several areas and inflicting heavy losses upon terrorists in personnel and equipment .

Aleppo

All roads and axes in the areas of combat operations south Aleppo are under full control by army units in cooperation and coordination with the Syrian and Russian air forces.

The Syrian and Russian air forces continued concentrated strikes against convoys of terrorist groups in the surroundings of the areas of combat operations south Aleppo and destroyed five armored vehicles in the area surrounding the military academies in addition to seven armored vehicles equipped with machine guns on Khan Touman axis, 11 vehicles and cars on al-Zurba axis and 14 armored vehicles on Saraqeb- Aleppo axis.

Syria’s Army Air Force carried out a series of air strikes against positions of terrorist organizations, inflicting them heavy losses in personnel, munitions and vehicles in the southern countryside of Aleppo.

A military source told SANA that Air Force launched a series of air strikes during which it directed concentrated strikes against areas where terrorists are active in the southern countryside of Aleppo.

The air strikes resulted in destroying a number of armored vehicles equipped with machine guns and cars loaded with ammunition in addition to killing a number of terrorists and injuring others.

Earlier, Syrian Air Force eliminated large number of terrorists and destroyed tens of heavy-equipped armored vehicles and vehicles loaded with ammunition in the southern countryside of Aleppo.

Lattakia

Army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, established control on Toubal hill and Shalaf Citadel, restored stability to Kansaba town and expanded control over the northern countryside of Lattakia after eliminating a large number of terrorists and destroying their arms.

Homs

The Syrian army air force destroyed vehicles, some of which equipped with machineguns, for ISIS terrorist organization, and killed scores of terrorists in a sortie against their fortified positions and their gathering in Arak area in Palmyra western countryside, a military source told SANA on Monday.

The air force also targeted the hideouts of ISIS terrorists in Manoukh and Unq al-Hawa villages in Jeb al-Jarah area, 73 km east of Homs city, destroying their hotbeds and vehicles.

Later, three vehicles, equipped with heavy machine guns were destroyed, a number of ISIS terrorists were killed in Um Sahreej village and an armored vehicle was also destroyed in Unq al-Hawa in the eastern countryside of Homs.

Meanwhile, Rocket launchers and a machine-gunequipped vehicle were destroyed and a number of terrorists from ISIS organization were killed to the north of al-Qariyatain Dam in Homs countryside.

Hama

A unit of the army targeted a terrorist group east of Morek in Hama northern countryside, killed 20 terrorists and destroyed two vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns.

Earlier, the army units established control over the hills overlooking Maarkaba village in the northern countryside of Hama Province, regained control over the area of al-Twaina pump, dismantled tens of explosives and seized weapon and ammunition of the terrorist groups.

Daraa

Units of the army and the armed forces destroyed gatherings and vehicles of the terrorist organizations in Daraa and foiled their attempts to infiltrate into a number of the military posts.

Over the past few hours, a unit of the army engaged in fierce clashes with a terrorist group which infiltrated into the surroundings of one of the military posts in al-Sheikh Miskeen City, 22 km to the north of Daraa City.

Most members of the terrorist group were either killed or injured in the clashes and the remnants fled away, in addition to destroying two vehicles equipped with Doshka machineguns, a BMB vehicle and their military equipment.

Meanwhile, units of the army killed a number of terrorists in a special operation in al-Nazihin Camp in Daraa al-Balad area, destroying one of their mortar launchers to the north of al-Sultan Gas station in Daraa al-Mahta.

Sweida 

A unit of the army and armed forces foiled terrorists’ attempt to infiltrate from the northeastern foothills of Toloul Khalif towards al-Tha’ala Airport in the western countryside of Sweida southern province, killing a number of them and destroying a BMB vehicle and a Pickup car equipped with a 23 mm cannon.

A unit of the army and armed forces also carried out concentrated bombardments against gatherings of the terrorist organizations in the southwestern countryside of Sweida southern province.

A unit of the army destroyed hotbeds of the terrorist organizations in concentrated bombardments against their fortifications between the areas of Kharaba and Jbeib in the southwestern countryside of the province.

Quneitra

An army unit in cooperation with popular defense groups thwarted an attempt by terrorist groups from Jabhat al-Nusra to attack a military post near al-Baath city in Quneitra.

SANA reporter said that an army unit clashed with terrorist groups affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra who tried to infiltrate through al-Hamediyeh- al-Hurriyeh axes to a military post near al-Baath city and defeated them, killing some of them and injuring others.

Terrorist groups are active in a number of villages and town in Quneitra countryside.

Check Also

President al-Assad receives Russian delegation, underlines importance of continuing counter-terrorism cooperation

Damascus, SANA_  President Bashar Al-Assad on Thursday received United Russia Party delegation headed by State …