Several leaders of terrorist groups affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra were killed Tuesday during a series of special operations carried out by units of the armed forces in Damascus Countryside.
An official source told SANA reporter that army units have progressed in al-Qaboun neighborhood in Damascus after they destroyed several terrorists’ dens and gatherings and killed and injured many of them.
The source added that another army unit destroyed a weapon and ammunition warehouse in Barzeh neighborhood in Damascus and killed the leaders of two terrorist groups. Those are Fadi Sallo and Mohammad Islam al-Hammwi.
SANA reporter quoted the source as saying that an army unit eliminated all members of an armed terrorist group and destroyed their weapons and ammunition in Douma city in the countryside. Terrorists Khalaf Abdullah al-Salem and Yaser Yasin Badran were among the dead.
A number of terrorists were also killed near the Electricity Company and Daya Company for air conditioners in Harasta city.
The source stressed that units of the armed forces continued operations against the terrorist groups in the Eastern Ghouta.
An RPG shooter and all members of a terrorist groups were killed on the outskirts of Deir Salman village, in addition to the destruction of two heavy machineguns, according to the source.
Another special operation that targeted a terrorists’ den near Marj al-Sultan village resulted in the killing of several leaders of terrorist groups with ties to Jabhat al-Nusra.
A terrorist group was wholly eliminated in the farms surrounding al-Khamisiyeh village.
Wide operations in Aleppo, many terrorists killed
In the same context, units of the armed forces targeted several terrorists’ gatherings and destroyed heavy weapons in different areas in Aleppo and its countryside.
An official source told SANA reporter that army units clashed with an armed terrorist group in al-Rashidin neighborhood and killed most of its members.
Another army unit destroyed a gathering for terrorists in al-Matiqa al-Rabi’eh in the neighborhood.
The source mentioned that members of terrorist groups were killed and injured in al-Ashrafiyeh and al-Khaldiyeh neighborhoods in the city of Aleppo. The terrorists’ weapons were destroyed.
In the countryside, units of the armed forces destroyed a mortar near al-Alqamiyeh gas station which the terrorists had been using in targeting the military Minnegh airport, according to the source.
Other army units destroyed a den for an armed terrorist group near Minnegh gas station, in addition to destroying weapons and ammunition for terrorists on Azaz-Minnegh road.
Armed terrorist groups that had been committing acts of looting and blocking roads were eliminated near al-Naqarin village on al-Bab al-Qadim-Aleppo road in the eastern countryside of the province. Eight vehicles transporting weapons and ammunition were destroyed in the area.
In the western countryside of Aleppo, an army unit killed and injured many terrorists to the west of al-Mansoura village, the source told SANA reporter.
Another army unit killed members of an armed terrorist group who were trying to sneak from al-Kastillo into Dahret Abd Rabbeh in al-Lairamoun area and destroyed a heavy machinegun they had with them.
Meanwhile, 22 terrorists were killed near Zaido gas station on Aleppo-Idleb road and in the farms surrounding Khan al-Assal in the western countryside with their weapons and ammunition destroyed.
The source told SANA reporter that units of the armed forces killed terrorists affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra in the areas near Aleppo Central Prison.
The source stressed that the authorities managed to deliver 5000 meals to the inmates at the Prison through the branch of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Aleppo.
Terrorists killed, weapons destroyed in Idleb
An army unit carried out a special operation during which it killed a number of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra at al-Talleh roundabout in Maaret al-Numan in Idleb countryside.
SANA reporter quoted a military source as saying that the operation resulted in destroying large amounts of weapons and ammunition.
The source pointed out that terrorists Yaser al-Dibes and Hassan Subhi were identified among the dead.
So-called ‘Ahrar al-Sham’ Brigade eliminated in Hama
A unit of the armed forces eliminated the so-called ‘Ahrar al-Sham’ brigade in an operation which targeted terrorists’ gatherings in al-Hawash town in al-Ghab, Hama countryside.
An official source told SANA reporter that the operation resulted in killing a number of members of an armed terrorist group calling itself as Ahrar al-Sham brigade.
The most wanted terrorist Mohie Eddin Shaher Ayyan, leader of the brigade, was identified among the dead.
Army units eliminate terrorists in Hasaka countryside
An Army unit destroyed a gathering of terrorists from a group calling itself “al-Qa’qa’a brigade” during an operation in Tal al-Ahmar area in Hasaka countryside, leaving a number of terrorists dead or injured and destroying large quantities of weapons and munitions.
Another unit killed and injured members of a terrorist group near the southern dam in Hasaka, destroying the terrorists’ equipment.
Army eliminates terrorists in Deir Ezzor and its countryside
Army units clashed with terrorist groups in the neighborhoods of al-Matar al-Qadim and al-Sina’a in Deir Ezzor city, resulting in the elimination of a large number of terrorists including Rafe’a Hamada and the destroying of their weapons and ammunition.
Another unit killed and injured a number of terrorists from an armed group calling itself “the green battalion” near al-Siyasiya bridge. One of the dead terrorists was identified as Mohammad Fawwaz al-Dandal.
In the village of al-Maryaiya in Deir Ezzor countryside, an Army unit destroyed a terrorist hideout along with the weapons, ammo and equipment inside it.
English Bulletin – 16/7/2013