The Syrian army’s military operations against the foreign-backed terrorist organizations continued on Saturday where the Syrian warplanes targeted their positions, hideouts and vehicles in many areas across the country.
The Syrian Air Force launched intensive strikes against gatherings of ISIL terrorists and their movements in the vicinity of al-Shaer oil field and in the areas east and southeast of Palmyra city in the countryside of Homs.
A military source confirmed that the strikes hit the targets, destroying several positions and a number of vehicles, some of which equipped with machineguns.
In the same context, a field source told SANA that a number of ISIL terrorists were killed in army operations in the surroundings of al-Abyad Mountain in the eastern countryside of Homs, noting that the Kuwaiti terrorist Aref al-Sweilem, an official within ISIL, was identified among the dead along with Marwan Abu Daghmash, the so-called military leader of al-Sukhna area.
Two tanks, a rocket launcher, five SUV cars equipped with machineguns and two oil tankers were destroyed in the operations, according to the source.
The Air Force carried out sorties against ISIL terrorists’ dens in Muhassan city in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor province.
The military source said many terrorists were killed, others injured and their weapons and ammunition were destroyed in the sorties.
In southern Syria, an army unit carried out operations against sites of al-Nusra-linked terrorist groups on the outskirts of Daraa al-Mahatta neighborhood in Daraa city.
The operations left many terrorists dead or injured, in addition to destroying fortifications and vehicles, some of which equipped with machine guns.