Military operations launched against terrorists in different areas
August 18, 2013 – Syrian Provinces, (SANA-Milhem/ Mazen/H. Said) – Army units on Saturday killed armed terrorist groups, most of their members affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra, in a series of operations carried out against their hideouts in the neighborhoods of Aleppo city and its countryside, destroying big amounts of weapons and ammunition.
Terrorists suffer heavy losses in Damascus Countryside
A unit of the armed forces carried out an operation against a terrorist group from the so-called “Al-Baraa Brigade” in al-Shifouniyeh farms in Douma area in Damascus countryside.
An official source told SANA reporter that the operation resulted in killing most of the group’s members including its leader Rateb Sreiwel.
Another army unit destroyed a den for terrorists affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra in the same area and killed all of them, including Mohammad al-Mleih.
The source mentioned that army units inflicted heavy losses upon members of armed terrorist groups, killing many of them and injuring others near Daya car company and a school complex in the city of Harasta. Terrorist Bassam Harastani was identified among the dead.
Army units continued chasing terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra in al-Ziyabiyeh town in the southern countryside of Damascus, killing a number of them and destroying the machineguns and a mortar they had with them. Terrorist Yamen Asaad was identified among the dead.
In al-Husseiniyeh town, a terrorists’ den was destroyed along the weapons and ammunition inside it. All the terrorists inside the den were also killed, including Asaad al-Yehia.
A special operation carried out by an army unit in Hijjeira town resulted in destroying a heavy machinegun and killing all members of a terrorist group, among them were Tareq al-Ahmad and Ayman Daqdouqa.
In Daraya city, the army units continued operations on different axes, killing many terrorists.
Rocket launch pads destroyed in Aleppo
The army units in Aleppo foiled an attempt by armed terrorist groups to infiltrate into safe areas in the neighborhoods of Saif al-Dawleh, al-Zabadiyeh, al-Ashrafiyeh and Bustan al-Basha in the city, an official source told SANA reporter.
The source stressed that most of the terrorist groups’ members were killed.
Meanwhile, an army unit, the source added, destroyed a rocket launch pad, a number of mortars and amounts of weapons and ammunition loaded in terrorists’ cars in the villages of Kweiris and al-Jadida in the southwastern countryside of Aleppo.
Army units also destroyed a number of terrorists’ gatherings on al-Mislmiyeh road and in the surroudnign of Deir Jmal village, while others killed many terrorists in Khan al-Assal area and Byanoun village in the southwestern countryside.
SANA reporter quoted the source as saying that an army unit destroyed a rocket launch pad in al-Dweirineh village in the southern countryside.
Other units of the armed forces carried out several operations in which they destroyed weapons and ammunition loaded in terrorists’ cars in Tadef village to the south of al-Bab city.
A number of armed terrorist groups were eliminated with their weapons destroyed on al-Bab-Aleppo road and on al-Atareb-Aleppo road in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo city.
Army raids a terrorist group’s den in Hama, kills its leader
In the meantime, a unit of the armed forces raided a den for an armed terrorist group in al-Faihaa neighborhood in the city of Hama, according to a military source.
The source stressed that the army unit seized various types of weapons and ammunition in the den and killed almost all of the terrorist group’s members.
The group’s leader Hisham Abdul-Razzaq al-Sahhar was identified among the dead.
Army eliminates terrorists in Daraa
A military source told SANA that units of the armed forces eliminated armed terrorist groups which attacked military checkpoints in Daraa city.
The source added that terrorists Abdel-Mua’in Aliyan , Talal Sahum, Salem Abdullah al-Mohammad, Ahmad Abdel-Qader al-Hamad, Mohammad Saleh allabad and Basel al-Mahamid were identified among the dead.
The source said that terrorist’s attempt to remotely detonate 4 explosive devices, each weighs 50Kg, near Tebneh Bridge in Daraa countryside, were foiled.
The source pointed out that units of the armed forces destroyed terrorists’ hideouts in Tafas, Ein Ziker, Saida, al-Bassaleh, Nawa, Tsil and Da’ael , killing all the terrorists inside them.
Terrorists Mohammad Abdullah al-Maziab, Ahmad Mahmoud al-Jbawi, Mohammad Abdullah al-Khatab, Jasem Ahmad al-Nablsi, Mahmoud Ahmad al-Jazzar and Abdul-Karim al-Horani were identified among the dead.
Clashed with terrorists in the neighborhoods of Bustan al-Qasr, al-Zobdiyeh, al-Rashideen, Bustan al-Basha and Old Aleppo in the city
An official source told SANA that army units clashed with terrorists in the neighborhoods of Bustan al-Qasr, al-Zobdiyeh, al-Rashideen, Bustan al-Basha and Old Aleppo in the city, killing many terrorists and injuring others.
The source added that gatherings of terrorists who were blocking roads on al-Mislmiyeh-Aleppo road were killed as their weapons were destroyed.
In the meantime, army units killed numbers of terrorists near al-Tamoura Bridge and in the villages of Hayyan, Bianoun, Babis and al-Mansoura in the northern and northwestern countryside of Aleppo.
The source added that army units destroyed big amounts of weapons and ammunition that were loaded in terrorists’ cars on al-Bab-Aleppo road, al-Mislmiyeh road and Atareb-Aleppo road. All of the terrorists inside the cars were killed.
In the southeastern countryside of Aleppo, terrorists were killed in Hmeima and al-Jdeida villages. Terrorists’ weapons, including heavy machineguns , were destroyed on al-Kastello road and in Kweiris and Hreitan villages.
Army units demolish anti-tank missiles and heavy machineguns in Damascus countryside
Units of the army snuffed out scores of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and “al-Islam Brigade” in a series of operations in eastern Ghouta and Damascus countryside.
An official source told SANA reporter that a unit of the army razed to the ground a terrorist den in al-Qaboun outskirts, while an armed terrorist group was eradicated in Jobar.
The source added that a heavy machinegun was destroyed near Haramleh, while another army unit eliminated terrorists in al-Mleiha.
The army also carried out operations in al-Sheifounieh and killed a number of terrorists from so-called “al-Islam Brigade”.
The source pointed out that units of army continued operations in the surrounding farms to al-Baharieh and Deir Salman and destroyed terrorist dens and the weapons and ammunition inside.
In the southern countryside of Damascus, the army demolished terrorist concentrations in al-Ziabieh, al-Husseinieh and Hijira towns and snuffed out scores of terrorists.
In al-Zabadani city, the army destroyed a terrorist den filled with weapons and ammunition, including anti-tank missiles, in al-Hara al-Gharbieh area and killed a number of terrorists.
Army units eliminate scores of terrorists and destroy their weapons in Homs and Idleb
Units of the Syrian Arab Army destroyed dens and concentrations of terrorists in Homs and Idleb countryside and killed and a large number of terrorists.
A military source told SANA reporter that dens and concentrations of terrorists were razed to the ground by the army in Jisr al-Shughour district in Idleb countryside.
Other army units demolished terrorists’ dens in Maar-Blit, Kafar Najid, Kafar Shalaya, al-Arbaeen Mount and other areas.
In Homs countryside, an army unit has baffled an infiltration attempt by two armed terrorist groups into Palmyra city and killed the majority of the two groups’ members.
Terrorist group’s leader killed in Damascus
An official source told SANA reporter that a unit of the armed forces terrorist Abo Ammar al-Qais, leader of the operation room of the so-called “al-Baraa Brigade” and member of the so-called “The Military Council in al-Ghouta”.
Al-Qais, the source pointed out, was killed in the framework of an operation that resulted in eliminating all members of an armed terrorist group in al-Qaboun neighborhood in Damascus and destroying their weapons and ammunition.
Army unit dismantles 2 explosive devices in Hasaka city
A unit of the armed forces foiled today an attempt by terrorists to detonate two explosive devices they had planted under the railway in al-Nashwa neighborhood in the city of Hasaka, an official source told SANA reporter.
The source noted that the two explosive devices were made of TNT and weighed 75 kg, adding that the army unit dismantled the explosive devices which had been rigged to be detonated by remote control.
Ammunition seized in terrorist groups’ den in Talkalakh
Large amounts of ammunition were seized by the authorities in a den for armed terrorist groups in the countryside of Talkalakh in Homs.
An official source told SANA reporter that the ammunition included mortar rounds and ammunition for heavy machineguns and automatic rifles.
Many terrorists killed in clashes and operations in Homs
Earlier, army units killed many terrorists and injured others in Homs neighborhoods and villages, destroying their weapons and ammunition.
A military source said that a big number of terrorists were killed to the north of al-Husn village and al-Dar al-Kabira, al-Rastan, Talbisa and Qurayya villages in Homs countryside.
Meanwhile, army units clashed with armed terrorist groups near Khadija al-Kubra School in al-Qosour neighborhood and in the surrounding area of the National Hospital in al-Qarabis neighborhood in the city of Homs, killing most of the terrorists and destroying their weapons.
The source added that army units destroyed terrorists’ dens and gatherings in Wadi al-Sayeh, al-Hamidyieh, Bab Hood and Jorat al-Shayyah, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.
The bodies of the terrorists Raed Mogharbel and Radwan al-Heil were identified among the dead.
An army unit foiled an attack of terrorists who attempted to sabotage equipment of a water well in al-Misherfeh town in the province, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.
An official source told SANA reporter that most of the terrorists were killed or injured as their weapons and ammunition were destroyed.
The source added that army units destroyed weapons and ammunition that were loaded in two vehicles which belong to terrorists on Ain al-Arous- al Amiriyeh road in al-Misherfeh area, killing many of them.
Army restores security and stability to more villages in Lattakia countryside
Lattakia – An official source on Sunday told SANA that units of the armed forces restored security and stability to the villages of al-Hamyoushieh, al-Ballouta, al-Sheikh Nabhan in Lattakia countryside after killing a number of terrorists who committed killing and looting acts against the citizens.
The source added that dozens of terrorists were killed, some are of Tunisian nationality, among them Abu Abdullah al-Madoki, Hamzeh al-Msalati, Osama al-Msalati and Ahmad Najem.
On Friday, the army units restored security and stability to the villages of Bait al-Shkouhi and Abu Makkeh and its adjacent hills in Lattakia countryside.