Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Seizes Large Cache of American, Israeli Weapons from Terrorists in Dara’a
The Syrian army’s engineering units seized large caches of terrorists’ military equipment during their mopping operations in the towns of Basr al-Harir and Naheteh in Northeastern Dara’a.
Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over past 24 hours.
Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army’s operations in provinces across Syria.
The Damascus Army found a large depot of arms and ammunition that also contained Israeli and American missiles in Southern Syria on Friday as terrorists started fleeing the key towns in Northeastern Dara’a.
The army found a huge depot of arms and ammunition and seized large caches of terrorists’ military equipment during their mopping operations in the towns of Basr al-Harir and Naheteh in Northeastern Dara’a.
The government troops also found US-made TOW missiles, RPGs, mortar rounds, tanks and a large amount of bullets.
Basr al-Harir and Nahete were among the largest terrorist bastions in Northeastern Dara’a that link Dara’a with Jordan’s borders and al-Lajah region in the North.
The Syrian army had previously seized field hospitals and medicine made in Israel and Saudi Arabia from the terrorists in its military operations in Dara’a.
In a relevant development earlier on Friday, the Syrian army continued its military operations in Eastern Dara’a and managed to impose control over six crucial areas and cut the terrorists’ supply routes.
The Damascus government troops continued their advance in Eastern Dara’a and captured Suker strategic hill and cut off the terrorists supply routes between Um Walad and Habib villages.
The Syrian army also took control of Air Defense Battalion 49 and the town of Ulema West of Qazaleh town in Eastern Dara’a.
The government troops engaged in heavy clashes with the terrorists and liberated Hamd Tal, Abta Dam and Battalion 271 West of Sheikh Meskin city in Eastern Dara’a.
The army’s victories come as the government troops are planning to lay siege on the terrorists in the town of Al-Harak and the nearby Air Defense battalions.
The terrorist groups intensified their clashes in Turkey-controlled areas in Northern Syria, as they continued to plunder the assets of civilians and the infrastructures of Afrin and Jarablus towns.
The militants of the Euphrates Shield Operation engaged in tough battle in Alibash village in the outskirts of Jarablus, battlefield sources said.
The sources noted that the Turkish army rushed to the place of the conflict after being informed of the clashes.
The infighting also intensified between al-Shamiyeh Front and al-Moatasem Brigade affiliated to the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in Afrin. Several militants from both sides were killed and wounded during the clashes.
Meantime, local sources said that the FSA militants beat up several civilians in al-Mahmoudiyeh District and plundered their assets on charges of supporting the Kurdish forces.
“Turkey-backed militants have stolen the electricity cables from six streets in Al-Zaydieh and al-Mahmoudiyeh districts to sell them in the black market,” the sources said.
The Syrian army continued its military advances in Southeastern Deir Ezzur and clashed with a group of terrorists trying to attack the government forces’ military positions near the border with Iraq.
The Syrian army troops engaged in heavy clashes with the ISIL terrorists who were planning to attack the army positions near Point 400 close to the border with Iraq and thwarted their attack.
The government forces destroyed a number of military vehicles of the terrorists and seized a drone and a large volume of their weapons and military equipment.