The army men found a large depot of terrorists’ arms and ammunition in the township of Aqrab in Southern Hama.
A field source reported that a large volume of Israeli mortar shells, missiles, machineguns, sniper rifles, communication devices and bombs were in the depot.
In the meantime, other units of the army discovered a large volume of weapons and munitions in the terrorists’ hideouts in the villages of Talaf and Khirbet al-Jameh in Southern Hama.
The Arabic-language website of Russia’s state-run news agency, Sputnik, quoted a military source as saying on Sunday that the army men continued cleansing operation in al-Petra region, Badiyeh (desert) and Eastern Qalamoun, discovering a large depot of arms mostly made in the US and Israel.
The report further said that the arms were sent to Eastern Qalamoun terrorists via Jordan and Badiyeh.
The report further said that the terrorists had hidden their arms and ammunition in underground hideouts, cemeteries, mountains and mines, adding that the army men found a large volume of Israeli and US-made arms, including TOW anti-tank missiles, missile launchers, cannons and anti-aircraft guns in terrorists’ positions in Eastern Qalamoun.
The army’s mop-up operation in Eastern Qalamoun which was freed in April is still underway.