Army Intensifies Campaign against Terrorist Groups across Syria
The Army and Armed Forces units continued theirSyrian Army intensive campaign against terrorism in all Syrian cities and areas.
Two citizens were martyred and ten others were injured in Hama southern countryside on Friday due to the explosion of a booby-trapped tanker towed to a truck, a source in Hama province said.
The explosion took place near al-Karzely School, leading to the destruction of the school completely as 6 residential houses in the area were destroyed.
The army units carried out several operations against the armed terrorist groups in many areas in Damascus Countryside, killing huge numbers of them and destroying their gatherings and weaponry.
SANA reporter was informed that the army destroyed a weapons warehouse in Rankous area, eliminated all members of an armed terrorist group, along with its leader Mohammad Ali Lafi, near Yabroud and killed 5 terrorists and injured 25 others near al-Sarkha village.
The army units destroyed a terrorists’ hideout along with all weapons and ammunition stored in it in Zabadani eastern mountains and killed a number of terrorists, among them was Aseed al-Khateeb.
The army engineering units defused two explosive devices weighing between 15 and 17 kg planted by terrorists near the entrance of Ein al-Hour village north of al-Zabadani.
In Madaya, the army discovered a 70-m long tunnel that was used by terrorists to transport weapons and move between areas. In Daraya, the army clashed with terrorist groups in the city and killed 10 terrorists.
An army unit killed nearly all members of an armed terrorist group, along with their leader Louay Wadhi, in al-Mleiha town and killed a number of terrorists and destroyed hideouts and gatherings in the village of Erbeen.
Another army unit targeted and destroyed a terrorists’ hideout in Alya Farms in Douma, killing a number of terrorists, among them was their leader Abu Mohammad al-Sahrawi.
Meanwhile, the army targeted and destroyed a terrorists’ hideout in the areas of al-Kuswa, killing and injuring a number of terrorists and destroying their weaponry and ammunition.
A military source told SANA reporter that an army unit repelled an armed terrorist group attempt to attack military checkpoints in al-Jamleh and al-Sheikh Hadiyd areas in the Hama countryside, killing and injuring many of them, in addition to destroying two cars equipped with heavy machineguns.
The source added that non-Syrian terrorists were among the dead terrorists.
Army units destroyed two terrorists’ cars equipped with heavy machineguns in Ein Ziwan area in Qunetira countryside, killing all terrorists inside them.
A number of terrorists were killed and others were injured as their vehicles and criminal tools were destroyed in a number of areas in Aleppo and its countryside.
A military source told SANA that the army units attacked terrorists’ gatherings and hideouts in the industrial zone, the vicinity of the central prison, Kfar Hamra, Haritan, Daret Izza, al-Atareb, Bani Zaid, al-Lairamoun, Ma’aret al-Artiq, al-Mansoura, Azzan, Kfar Dael, around Kwairis and al-Jdaide in Aleppo and its countryside.
Other terrorists’ gatherings and dens in Khan al-Assal and Journalists Association were targeted where a number of terrorists were killed and others injured as two pickups equipped with heavy machineguns were destroyed.
A number of terrorists were also killed in al-Rashideen neighborhood.
A military source said that the army units eliminated a number of terrorists in the villages of al-Ghasbieh, Eyoun Hussein, al-Rastan and Talbesieh in Homs countryside and destroyed their criminal tools.
Meanwhile, other army units targeted terrorists’ gatherings in al-Shomariyeh mountains and Abu Hawadet in the eastern countryside of Homs, killing and injuring many of them.
An explosive device exploded in front of al-Salhiyah bakery in Hassaka Province causing no casualties.
A source in the Province Police Command said that the blast caused material damage to the place.
Earlier, an explosive device exploded in the same place, causing the injury of a citizen and material damage to the place.
A military source told SANA that the army units destroyed a vehicle loaded with weapons and ammunition and arrested many terrorists in Idleb countryside.
Other army units targeted terrorists’ dens and gatherings in the villages of Tal Salmo, al-Dbshiyeh, Abu Duhour, Talab, Om Jrein, al-Bweidr and Baya’iet al-Sukhneh in the countryside, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others.
An army unit targeted a terrorist group near al-Shaghr village in Idleb countryside, killing twelve terrorists and wounding scores, all of them Chechens.
Terrorists fired mortar shells on al-Abbassein, al-Qasa’a and al-Shagour areas in Damascus, causing material damage with no human casualties.
A source at the Police Command told SANA that a mortar shell fell on a residential building near the French Hospital in al-Qasa’a area, causing material damage with no human casualties.
The source added that other three shells landed in the area surrounding al-Abbassein Square, causing material damage.
Another shell fell on al-Shagour roundabout, causing material damage to a number of cars.