Army strikes hard on terrorists, kills many ISIS groups’ leaders
The Syrian Arab army on Saturday intensified operations targeting the armed terrorist groups in different regions, killing scores of them and eliminating their criminal weapons.
Terrorists killed in al-Nabek and Yabroud
Army units eliminated whole terrorist groups in Damascus countryside, destroying weapons and ammunition for them.
A military source told SANA that army units eliminated two terrorist groups in Wadi al-Majar west of Wadi al-Sarkha in al-Nabek and in Yabroad area in Damascus countryside.
Army units kill terrorists, destroy weaponry in Damascus countryside
The army units made a major advancement in pursuing terrorists in al-Sbeineh area and carried out a series of accurate operations, eliminating whole terrorist groups in Barzeh neighborhood, eastern Ghouta and the southern and northern countryside of Damascus.
An official source said that an army unit killed 11 terrorists and destroyed their weapons east of Tishreen Hospital in Barzeh neighborhood, as another unit killed more than 10 terrorists on Zamalka axis and south of the Electricity Company in Jobar neighborhood. The terrorist Mohammad Halawa was identified among the dead.
Deep into eastern Ghouta, more than 15 terrorists were killed in an ambush by an army unit on al-Kasemieh and al-Dilbeh axis, among them Diaa Jom’a.
A qualitative operation resulted in destroying a factory for manufacturing explosives in Deir al-Asafir town.
The source added that army units pounded terrorists’ hideout in Alya farms and killed the terrorists inside, among them Majed Tabajo, as other units destroyed a den for terrorists with the weapons and ammunitions inside, killing numbers of them in Mdeira town south of Duma city, among them Mohammad Wehbe.
Army units clashed with armed terrorist groups in al-Jami’yat neighborhood and in the vicinity of al-Sayyeda Sukaina shrine in Daraya city, killing 4 terrorists, as army units made advancement on al-Jami’yat neighborhood axis in al-Sbineh town in Damascus southern countryside.
Terrorists’ dens have been destroyed between al-Sahl and Yabroud towns and killed the terrorists inside them, among them Mohammad Zahlawi as another unit killed the terrorist Jamal Ali in one of Yabroud farms.
Army kills terrorists in Deir Ezzor city
An army unit killed many members of armed terrorist groups in a series of operations targeting their dens in the neighborhoods of al-Rushdiyeh, al-Hwaiqa and the old airport in the city of Deir Ezzor.
A military source told SANA reporter that terrorists Ahmad Saleh al-Khleif, Abdul-Salam Issa al-Hamed and Hassan Eid were identified among the dead.
ISIS terrorist groups’ leaders killed in Lattakia countryside
Terrorists linked to the so-called The Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), which is affiliated to al-Qaeda, were killed in several villages and towns in the northern countryside of Lattakia and scores of their dens and cars loaded with rockets were destroyed.
SANA reporter quoted a military source as saying that an army unit killed 6 terrorists and destroyed three cars, one of which loaded with rockets, in Burj Zahiyeh village. Among the dead were Aref Rustum and Adnan Jarjoureh.
Another army unit carried out a special operation in which it killed 19 terrorists and destroyed a truck loaded with rockets in al-Aliyeh village. Terrorists Abo Majed al-Hali, Marwan al-Shaar, Mahmoud Jamal-Eddin and Yehia al-Kizbari were identified among the dead.
Meanwhile, an attempt by terrorists to infiltrate Hakro village was foiled as they were repelled by army soldiers and six of them were killed, including an Iraqi terrorist who is leader of one of the terrorist groups in the area.
An army unit also confronted armed terrorist groups which tried to attack army posts in al-Daghmashliyeh village and killed two of their members; Aqil al-Bustani and Ahmad al-Sayyed.
Scores of terrorist groups’ leaders were killed and two ammunition-loaded cars and mortar rounds were destroyed in a special operation carried out by an army unit in Salma area.
The killed terrorists included leaders of the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham in Salam and its surrounding, al-Ansar Battalion and Ahbab al-Nabi Battalions , who are from Yemen, Libya and Iraq.
Terrorists Abboud al-Nu’aimi from Saudi Arabia and Nizar Abdullatif from Egypt were identified among the dead, in addition to Saleh Abdul-Qader al-Saqa and Khalid Tarboush.
Bomb-making workshop destroyed in Daraa
A series of special operations were carried out against terrorist groups in several areas in the city and countryside of Daraa in which many terrorists were killed and injured, in addition to the destruction of a workshop for making explosive devices.
A military source told SANA that units of the armed forces killed a number of terrorists in operations against their gatherings between al-Nakhleh area and al-Sad road and near al-Shorta buildings in al-Abbassiyeh neighborhood in the city.
A number of the terrorists’ cars which were loaded with weapons and ammunition were destroyed, according to the source.
Terrorist Ahmad al-Shamlouni from Palestine was identified among the dead, in addition to Mustafa Fawaz Ayash and Fahmi Ahmad al-Abd.
The source added that the army units destroyed a workshop for making explosive devices and several terrorists’ dens were destroyed in the areas of Atman, Dael and Tafas in the western countryside of Daraa.
Members of armed terrorist groups were killed and injured in the villages of Abo Ghara, al-Hairan and Ghadir al-Bustan. Terrorists Abdullah Mohammad al-Zamel, Abdul-Munem Mohammad al-Issa and Abdo Ismael al-Jalil were among the dead.
Heavy losses were inflicted upon terrorists’ gatherings in Tal al-Summen, Nawa and Busr al-Harir and the villages of al-Mseika and al-Khawabi, leaving many of the terrorists dead, including Ahmad Mohammad Ali Kiwan.
Scores of terrorists killed in special operations in Homs
A unit of the armed forces carried out a special operation against a terrorist group’s den in al-Qaryatain area, killing two of its members, a military source told SANA reporter.
The source added that three terrorists’ cars were destroyed in Hawsh al-Salloum, while terrorists’ gatherings were destroyed in several areas in al-Rastan area.
A rocket launch pad was destroyed in al-Dar al-kabira village and members of an armed terrorist group were killed to the north of Talaf village, according to the source.
Scores of terrorists were killed in special operations in the neighborhoods of Bab Hood, al-Warsheh, al-Safsafeh, al-Hamidiyeh and al-Qusour.
Terrorists’ hideouts targeted in Damascus Countryside
The army units destroyed terrorists’ gatherings and hideouts with all the weapons and ammunition inside them to the south of Housh Arab and Adra, north of al-Sahel, south-east of al-Jarajir in al-Nabek and norht of Yabroud in Damascus Countryside.
Army eliminates terrorists in Idleb countryside
A military source told SANA that units of the armed forces eliminated armed terrorist groups and destroyed scores of cars loaded with weapons and ammunition in the area surrounding Jabal al-Araba’in in Idleb countryside.
The source added that a number of terrorists were killed in the villages of Kfer Shalaya, Abu al-Dohour, Mantaf, Bzabour, Ma’arzaf, Masibin and al-Hamameh in Jisr al-Shughour and in Kfer Roma and east of Serjeh in Maarat al-Nu’man.
Army carries out operations against terrorists’ gatherings in Hasaka
In Hasaka, SANA reporter quoted an official source in the province as saying that units of the armed forces carried out operations against the terrorists’gatherings and hideouts in the areas of Ajajeh al-Gharbieh, and the poultry establishment, 7 April Dam, the building of al-Jbesieh Wells Department in al-Shadadi and al-Makbra village in Hasaka countryside and Tal Hamis town in Qamishli countryside.
Terrorist groups’ members killed in clashes among them in Daraa countryside
Clashes erupted between armed terrorist groups in Um al-Mayazen town in Daraa countryside, resulting in the death and injury of a number of their members.
ISIS terrorists killed in fighting in Eteira village, Lattakia
In Eteira village in Lattakia, a fighting broke out among terrorist groups linked to the ISIS resulting in the destruction of a thermal rocket cache, a rocket launcher, a heavy cannon and a 23 mm anti-aircraft gun.
Scores of the groups’ members were killed in the fighting, including terrorists from Kazakhstan, Dagestan and Turkey. Two women were identified among the dead.
Army takes over two areas near Sadad town, Homs
Units of the armed forces on Saturday seized full control of Jabal al-Nahdain and Talet al-Madhal in the surrounding of Sadad town in Homs countryside after having destroyed the last terrorists’ gatherings in these two areas.
Earlier last week, the army restored security and stability to Sadad town into which armed terrorist groups had infiltrated.
A big number of terrorists were killed and their weapons and ammunition were destroyed, in addition to dismantling dozens of explosive devices planted by the terrorists in the streets and neighborhoods of the town.
SANA reporter quoted a military source as saying that the army units hunted down the fleeing terrorists in Jabal al-Nahdain along 2 km and in Talet al-Mahdal, leaving all of them dead.
In the same context, all members of an armed terrorist were killed near Police Station charged with protecting an oil pipeline near Sadad, according to the source.
The source added that a unit of the armed forces chased down members of terrorist groups in al-Hazm al-Janoubi and al-Hazm al-Westani areas and on the road linking Sadad with Mahin town. Many of the terrorists were killed.
A military source said that army units pursued the residual terrorist groups, pushing deeper into the vicinity of Sadad and Mahin towns in Homs countryside, destroyed 10 cars equipped with heavy machinegun and killed many terrorists on the outskirts of Mahin and Abu Rabah towns.
SANA – English Bulletin/H.Said/M.Ismael – 2/11/2013