The Syrian army continued stepped-up operations on Thursday during which it targeted terrorist positions in various areas, destroying hideouts and heavy weapons and equipment and killing dozens of terrorists.
The army and armed forces directly hit several hideouts of takfiri terrorist organizations, including al-Nusra Front, in the villages of Deir Hafer, Tal Ahmar, Tal al-Hatabat and Ein al-Jamajmeh, 50 km to the east of Aleppo.
The operations left many terrorists killed or wounded and their ammunition, weapons and vehicles, which are equipped with various types of machineguns, destroyed, according to a military source.
Also in eastern Aleppo, an army unit targeted terrorist gatherings in the villages of Sheikh Ahmad and Shari’, killing many terrorists.
A number of terrorists from ISIL were killed in a special army operation that targeted one of their positions in Manbij in northeastern Aleppo.
Meanwhile, concentrated operations were carried out by an army unit against terrorist positions in Jibrin neighborhood, 10 km east of Aleppo city, killing and injuring many terrorists and destroying their weapons and ammunition.
The Army Air Force carried out operations against gatherings of terrorists to the east of the brick factory in the countryside of Idleb province, killing dozens of terrorists and injuring others.
A gathering of terrorists in al-Madajen area north of the brick factory was also targeted.
The army air force, also, raided dens of terrorist organizations and killed tens of mercenaries in Ain Al- Souda, Jiser Al-Shogour area in the countryside of the province.
Units of the army and armed forces destroyed dens and vehicles of al-Nusra terrorist organization, killing all terrorists onboard in the villages of Rwaihina, and Naba al-Sakhir in the countryside of the southern Quneitra province.
More terrorists of al-Nusra and other takfiri terrorist organizations were targeted and killed in Qlaideen, Qastoun, Abu Hbeilat and al-Ankawi in the countryside of the central Hama province.
The military source added that a unit of the army destroyed during a special operation dens of Takfiri terrorist organizations and killed a number of them and injured others in Abu Hbailat and al_Qastal al-Wastani villages in the eastern countryside of Hama.
Another unit of army directed intensive strikes on dens of terrorist organizations in al- Inkawi village in the northwestern countryside of Hama destroying dens and vehicles of al-Nusra terrorist organization and killing a number of terrorists.
The source noted that a number of terrorists were killed and others were injured during an operation against their gatherings in al-Tanjara, Qlaideen and Qastoon villages in far northwestern Hama near Idleb province.
Another unit of army killed a number of terrorists and destroyed their vehicles in Abu al- Sayad mountain in the northern countryside of Hama.
In the eastern countryside of Homs, units of army intensified their fire strikes on gatherings of terrorists from ISIL killing a number of them and injuring others during an accurate special operation against their gatherings in the surrounding of Jazal and Al-Shaer wells, al ilyania and Hoses village in Palmyra countryside.
Units of army continued their intensive strikes against al-Nusra and Ahrar al-Sham movement and other Takfiri terrorist organizations killing a number of them in Rajm al-Qasr, Unq al-Hawa , alSalehia, al-Mshairfa al-Janubya and al- Mshairfa al-Shamalya, according to the military source.
The source noted that a unit of army and armed forces destroyed dens of terrorists from al-Nusra, some of which are equipped with heavy machine guns during strikes against their dens in Dair Ful village in northeastern countryside of Homs.