Syrian Arab Army reopen key road in Aleppo Province
The Syrian army has succeeded in re-opening a key road linking the country’s central regions to the northern city of Aleppo. The route had been closed since August because of heavy fighting in the area. The achievement comes nearly a week after government troops captured the strategic town of Khanaser near the road.
Terrorists killed, weapons destroyed and other confiscated in today’s army operations
October 8, 2013 – (SANA) – Army units killed many terrorists, foiled infiltration attempts and confiscated weapons in several areas.
Several terrorists’ dens razed in Damascus countryside
Numbers of terrorists, some are of Arab and foreign nationalities and with ties to Jabhat al-Nusra, were killed in a chain of operations targeting terrorist groups’ gatherings and dens in the city and countryside of Damascus.
An official source told SANA reporter that a number of terrorists were killed near al-Ghofran Mosque in al-Qaboun neighborhood in Damascus city.
An army unit, the source added, killed three terrorists near the Electricity C0ompany in Joubar in the countryside.
In Harasta, members of an armed terrorist group were killed and injured in a special operation carried out by an army unit at al-Thanawiyeh roundabouts. Terrorist Fadi Mansour was identified among the dead.
The army operations in Zamalka resulted in the death and injury of a number of terrorists, including Jamal al-Rifaei.
In the same context, units of the armed forces continued operations in Deir Salman farms and al-Qassimiyeh targeting several terrorists’ dens.
Fifteen terrorists were killed and others were injured and amounts of weapons and ammunition were destroyed in the framework of the operations. Bashar Sweidan and Adnan Matar were identified among the dead.
A terrorists’ den was destroyed with the terrorists inside it were killed in al-Mleiheh. Ahmad Hammoud, leader of a terrorist group was identified among the dead, in addition to Saeed Abo Izzat.
A special operation in al-Ebb farms in Douma area resulted in the killing of a number of terrorists, including Maher al-Sharif.
In the southern countryside of Damascus, the towns of al-Husseiniyeh and Hijjeira witnessed a number of operations which resulted in the death of several mercenary terrorists of Arab and foreign nationalities who belong to Jabhat al-Nusra.
The Jordanian Islam al-Qasemi was identified among the dead.
Many of the terrorists were killed in al-Husseiniyeh, while others were killed in Hijjeira, including an Afghani terrorist, and a heavy machine gun was destroyed.
Several terrorists were killed after being chased by an army unit in Daraya. Samer Hijazi was identified among the dead.
Meanwhile, units of the armed forces razed terrorists’ gatherings in Maghr al-Meir, Bein Jinn and Ein al-Sha’ra villages, killing and injuring many of the terrorists.
Terrorists’ gatherings were destroyed along with heavy machine guns mounted on a number of vehicles and several terrorists affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra were killed and injured in Yabroud area. Samer Doukeh was identified among the dead.
Terrorists killed, weapons-loaded vehicles destroyed in Aleppo
The army units targeted terrorist groups in many areas in Aleppo countryside, killing tens of them and destroying vehicles loaded with weapons and ammunition.
A military source told SANA that the army targeted terrorists in the areas of Babis, al-Atareb, al-Jabriyeh and on the Industrial Zone-al-Bab highway, killing scores of terrorists and destroying their weapons loaded in vehicles.
Army eliminates terrorists, citizen martyred in terrorist attack in Homs
Army units eliminated terrorist groups and destroyed their weapons and ammo in the neighborhoods of al-Qusour, Jouret al-Shiyah and al-Qarabis in Homs city.
One citizen was martyred when terrorist fired a rocket shell at houses in al-Waer neighborhood, causing material damage to properties.
Large numbers of terrorists were eliminated in the villages of Teldo and al-Nasrah in al-Houla area, al-Rastan area, al-Dar al-Kabira and al-Sa’an.
In Palmyra countryside, the authorities dismantled 5 explosive devices planted by terrorists in farms south of Palmyra city.
Members of two terrorist groups were killed and injured due to infighting among them. The leader of one of the groups, Abdelilah Zarour, was among the dead.
Army target terrorists’ hideouts, gatherings in Idleb
The army also eliminated members of an armed terrorist group on Aleppo-Idleb highway and destroyed vehicle loaded with weapons in the areas of Ariha, Saraqib and Bennish.
Tens of terrorists were killed after the army targeted their hideouts and gatherings in the areas of Jabal al-Arba’een, Kfarrouma, al-Taybat, Haj Hammoud farm, Bdama, Qastoun and al-Zaqoum.
Weapons confiscated, terrorists killed in Hasaka
In Hasaka, an army unit confiscated amounts of weapons including machineguns and bombs in al-Misherfeh neighborhood in Hasaka city, killing many terrorist and arresting others.
An official source said that the confiscated weapons included a PKC machinegun, three war rifles, three bomb action guns and six bombs, in addition to amounts of ammunition.
The source added that six terrorists were killed as four others were arrested.
Military operations eliminate terrorist groups in Deir-Ezzour
Army units destroyed terrorists’ gatherings and dens in al-Hweiqa and al-Hamidiyeh neighborhoods and the surrounding area of al-Bassel Square, Municipality Building and the Industrial Institute in Deir-Ezzour city.
An official source told SANA that many terrorists were killed during the operations while others were injured, as their weapons were destroyed.
The source added that an army unit killed several members of an armed terrorist group and injured others in al-Mouraiyieh town in the Province.
Infiltration attempt from Lebanon into Syrian territories foiled
An army unit foiled an infiltration attempt from the Lebanese territories into al-Qseir countryside on Monday, killing and injuring many terrorists.
A military source told SANA that an army unit and border guard forces killed several terrorists and injured others while they were trying to infiltrate from Arsal area in Lebanon through Kherbet al-Neimat site in al-Qseir in Homs Province, destroying the terrorists’ weapons and ammunition.
Other terrorists could flee back to the Lebanese territories according to the source.
Eight martyred in terrorist rocket attacks in Aleppo city and countryside
Seven citizens were martyred and others were injured in a terrorist rocket attack on the town of Efrin in Aleppo countryside.
An official source said that four rocket shells were fired by terrorists from the so-called “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” which is affiliated to Al Qaeda, and that the four shells fell in neighborhoods in Efrin and in the village of Tarnada, killing seven and injuring 20.
The attack also caused considerable material damage to al-Jinan Hospital, al-Saray square, a park, and citizens’ homes.
Later, a citizen was martyred and seven others were injured, including children, by a rocket shell fired by terrorists on houses near al-Radwan Mosque in a housing project in the city of Aleppo.