Army makes more gains in continued anti-terrorism operations


The army units are pressing ahead with operations on Thursday, advancing further in Homs and killed increasing numbers of terrorists, including several terrorist groups’ leaders.

Army makes more gains in Homs

Army units continued advancing in the neighborhoods of the old city of Homs to rid the city of the terrorists.

A military source told SANA that the army units regained control over several buildings in the neighborhoods of Bab Hud, al-Hamidiyeh, al-Kosour, Joret al-Shiyyah and al-Karabis.

The army also destroyed a den for the leaders of the armed terrorist groups with all the terrorists inside it and a weapons’ warehouse.

Increasing numbers of terrorists killed in Aleppo

Numbers of terrorists were killed and others were wounded in various neighborhoods in Aleppo city, including al-Lairamoun, al-Sheikh S’eed, al-Ameriyeh, al-Rashdin, Beidin and al-Sakhour, according to a military source.

SANA reporter quoted the source as saying that the terrorists’ weapons and ammunition were destroyed.

Army units also killed and wounded other terrorists in the villages and towns of Orum, al-Mansoura, Khan al-Assal, Khan Touman, al-Atareb, al-Shweihneh, Qubtan al-Jabal, Qaddareh, Jamet al-Khalij, al-Ramouseh, Kweires, Jadideh, Erbid, Hamimeh and the Industrial Area in the countryside of Aleppo. A number of heavy machine guns mounted on cars were destroyed.

Leader of Jabhat al-Nusra in Idleb killed in Lattakia

Meanwhile, army units in the northern countryside of Lattakia killed leader of Jabhat al-Nusra in Idleb among many other terrorists in the villages and towns of al-Zweik, Ein al-Dubleh, Jabal al-Louz, Khan al-Jouz, Burj al-Qasab, al-Frulluk and Dabseh compound and the surrounding of al-Nab’een police station and Syriatel communications tower.

Leaders of the so-called ‘Ahfad Aaesha Battalions’ and ‘Ahl al-Rebat’ were identified among the dead.

The terrorists’ vehicles which were equipped with heavy machine guns were destroyed in the operations.

Terrorist killed in Idleb

In Idleb, many terrorists were killed and many others were injured in Kafrblata and Sarmin towns and in the surrounding of the Central Prison in the countryside of Idleb.

Armed terrorists eliminated in Daraa

A military source told SANA that the army units left a number of terrorists killed and wounded in the towns and villages al-Sheikh Maskeen, Tseel, al-Naimeh and al-Msavfrah in Daraa countryside.

The terrorists criminal tools were also destroyed.