SAA Clash With ISIS in Hasaka, Operations Continue in Other Areas

Terrorist’s locations in Idleb are under SAA fire. A land offensive started to retake number of locations according to a preset battle plan.

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Provinces, SANA – The army continued on Wednesday to target more of the terrorist organizations’ positions in areas across the country, leaving dozens of their members killed or wounded.

Idleb 

The army’s air force destroyed five vehicles for terrorists, equipped with different machine guns, killed a number of terrorists in a series of raids carried out in the surrounding of Jisr al-Shoughour, al-Kfeir, Urm al-Jouz, Bsamis, Samin and Ayn al-Bardeh in Idleb countryside.

Hasaka

Army units clashed with terrorists of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) around the Juvenile Delinquency Institute and the main electricity station and in Sakhr village in the southern countryside of the northeastern Hasaka province.

SANA quoted a source in the province as saying that the clashes resulted in inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.

The source pointed out that ISIS terrorists tried to storm into the Juvenile Delinquency Institute’s building, which is still under construction, using five car bombs.

An ISIS suicide terrorist blew up a car bomb near the main electricity station, causing the station to go out of service.

The Syrian Arab Army’s Air Force carried out a series of air strikes on ISIS dens in al-Dawoudia and Qabr Shamyia villages, al-Majbal al-Zefti, Abu Said farm, Rad Shaqra,  Nuhab Sharqi and Gharbi areas in the southern countryside of Hasaka province.

A military source told SANA said a number of terrorists were killed in the air strikes and their weapons and munitions were destroyed.

The source added that the Air Force also targeted gatherings and dens of ISIS terrorists in the outskirts of al-Shdadi town 60km south of Hasaka city, killing a number of terrorists in the process.

Homs

The Army air force launched strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) dens in the area surrounding Palmyra, al-Sukhna, al-Sawana and Khneifis in the eastern countryside of Homs.

The strikes left a number of ISIS terrorist dead.

The Army airstrikes against the gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations caused the death of many terrorists and the destruction of a number of their dens in Talbisa, north of Homs city.

Army units eliminated a number of Jabhet al-Nusra terrorists in al-Mshirfa al-Shamalia, Salam Garbi, Khattab and Talbeisa in Homs countryside.

Aleppo

An army unit destroyed dens and supply routes for terrorists to the east of Tayara town in the northern countryside of Aleppo province, killing a number of them, a military source said.

More terrorists were killed in al-Wudeiha village in the southern countryside of Aleppo, the source told SANA.

To the east of Aleppo city, army units intensively targeted hideouts of ISIS terrorists in the vicinity of the Air Force Academy, inflicting losses upon them.

Inside the city, the army targeted Jabhat al-Nusra positions in the neighborhoods of Bustan al-Qasr, al-Zahraa and al-Lairamoun, killing and injuring a number of terrorists and destroying their arms and ammunition.

Daraa

A number of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and other Takfiri organizations were killed and others were injured to the east of Rajm al-Mashour near Saida town during an army operation in Daraa eastern countryside, a military source told SANA.

An army unit destroyed dens of terrorist organizations to the east of the National Hospital, north of al-Karak neighborhood, and south of Katakit building in Daraa al-Balad area in Daraa city.

Damascus Countryside

A military source told SANA that army units targeted dens of terrorists in Bala farms, Deir Salman, Tal Kurdi, and al-Reehan in the Eastern Ghouta area in Damascus Countryside, killing a number of terrorists, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra, and injuring others.

Meanwhile, the army’s air force struck dens of terrorists in Douma farms, Joubar, Nashabyia, Dir el-Assafir and Mahsa in Damascus countryside, killing a number of terrorists and injuring many others.

The takfiri terrorist organizations have admitted to the killing of 11 mercenaries in al-Ghouta, all of them were from Jabhat al-Nusra and Jaish al-Islam.

Defense Minister visits a number of Military units in Homs countryside

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Damascus, SANA-Upon the directives of President Bashar al-Assad, Commander-in chief of the army and armed forces, Defense Minister Fahd Jasem al-Freij visited on Wednesday a number of army units in Homs eastern countryside, inspecting their situation and conditions of their tasks.

“Syria will defeat Takfiri terrorists by the heroism of our army soldiers who offer precious sacrifices to preserve the Homeland’s dignity and honor,” Major General Freij, also Deputy Commander-in chief of the army, told the army members during the visit.

He underlined that the Syrians are determined in their war against terrorism, saying “the armed forces will remain at a high moral spirit and combatant readiness to defeat terrorism and its supporters.”

Major General Freij appreciated the big efforts exerted by the army soldiers and officers who work, day and night, to pursue terrorists and eliminate them.

For their part, the army soldiers affirmed their readiness to confront all forms of terrorism and defeat it to restore security and stability to Syria.

Mazen Eyon