Dozens of terrorists were killed and others were injured on Thursday during military operations carried out against their gatherings and dens in several areas around the country.
Army units, aided by the national defense forces, started entering Helfaya town in the countryside of the central province of Hama, and are currently sweeping the town.
Units of armed forces targeted and destroyed barricaded positions of terrorists affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in Joubar, Ein Tarma and the surrounding of al-Dekhaniyeh in Damascus Countryside, killing large numbers of the terrorists.
Other army units targeted gatherings of terrorists in the farms of Khan al-Sheeh, killing many of them.
In Idleb, army units killed scores of terrorists and destroyed their equipment in Nahliyeh, the surrounding of Jabal al-Arba’een, Shnan, Maaret al-Numan and Harbanoush in the countryside of the province.
In the same context, a military source told SANA that army units killed and injured a number of terrorists, and destroyed the vehicles they were using in the areas of Breikat Beer al-Ajam, Um Batina , Mashara, Rueihina, al-Swaisa, Ain al-Tina and Mumtana in the countryside of Homs central province.
Army units targeted terrorists’ gatherings in the areas of Majdoulia, Deir Makir, Khirbat al-Sultanieh, al-Tihina, al-Hija, Aqraba and Nabi’a al-Sakhr, leaving many terrorists dead and wounded, according to the source.
Moreover, the army units targeted terrorists’ gatherings and hideouts in al-Bargouthiyeh, between the southern and northern villages of al-Shindakhiyeh, near al-Sultaniyeh and al-Fao Shawish in the countryside, killing a number of them and injuring others.
A military source told SANA reporter that an army unit ambushed terrorists to the west of al-Zara village, destroying a number of their boats in al-Rastan lake which were loaded with ammunition, in addition to killing a number of terrorists in Um Sharshouh and al-Hilalia.
Meanwhile, SANA reporter quoted the people in al-Rastan city as saying that more than 4000 citizens took to the streets on Wednesday to condemn the armed terrorist organizations’ acts, calling on the terrorists to leave the city.
Army units killed and injured a number of terrorists, and destroyed the vehicles they were using in the areas of Breikat Beer al-Ajam, Um Batina , Mashara, Rueihina, al-Swaisa, Ein al-Tina and Mumtanna in the countryside of Quneitra southern province.
Terrorists’ gatherings in the areas of Majdoulia, Deir Makir, Khirbat al-Sultanieh, al-Tihina, and al-Hija were also targeted. The operations resulted in killing and injuring dozens of terrorists.
Other army units targeted terrorists’ hideouts in the towns and villages of Kafr Shams, Akraba, Tal Mahs and Mas’hara, Um al-Awsaj, Nabi’a al-Sakhr and al-Tiyha, leaving many of the terrorists dead and wounded, in addition to destroying the weapons and vehicles they were using.
In Daraa, an army unit destroyed a warehouse for storing explosive devices on al-Najih-Kiratah crossroads in Mahajjeh, in the countryside.
A military source told SANA reporter that the army units killed a number of terrorists and injured others in addition to destroying their hideouts, vehicles to the west of Atman, to the north of al- Ghezlan farm, surrounding al -Akhdar Mosque, the railways buildings, Haman in Allajat area, Kafer Nasej, to the north of Tal al-Allakiyeh, Jadal Tour area, al-Madajen to the north of Tal al-Mal, near Kharab al-Shameh, Jasem and Nawa villages and on Kitah-Salmin crossroads in the countryside of the province.
The army units also targeted terrorists’ hideouts in Boser al-Harir town, surrounding Tal Bazak, Kroum Jebeh and to the south of al-Samadaniyeh al- Sharkiyeh, killing a number of them and wounding others in addition to destroying a number of their vehicles near the southern reservoir of Inkhel.
In Daraa al-Balad, an army unit destroyed a den for the terrorists’ leaders to the west of the old Masaken of Sajneh al-Qadima in al-Manshiyeh neighborhood, killing and injuring a number of them.
Other army units destroy a number of trucks which terrorists were using in al-Ajami area. All terrorists aboard the trucks were killed or injured.
In the northern countryside of Lattakia province, army units killed many terrorists and injured others in military operations carried out against their gatherings in the villages of al-Durra, al-Rehania, Burj Zahi and al-Kouz Mountain.
Five large vehicles and a car equipped with a heavy machinegun were destroyed in the operations.