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20 civilians killed, 104 injured in terrorist attacks
15 September، 2015
Aleppo, SANA

20 civilians were killed and 100 injured in terrorist attacks with rocket shells on residential neighborhoods of New Aleppo, Hamadaniya, and “Project 1070 Apartments” in Aleppo city on Tuesday.

Earlier in the day, a source at the Police Command told SANA that terrorists in al-Rashedeen neighborhood launched rocket shells against the residential neighborhoods in the city, killing 3 civilians and injuring 10, some of them in critical conditions.

Terrorists also fired rocket shells on A’azamiya and Salah al-Din neighborhoods, killing 3 injuring 32, some of them women and children.

On August 24th, nine people were injured in a terrorist mortar attack on al-Mogambo neighborhood in Aleppo.

Damascus

Meanwhile, 2 civilians, one a child, were injured in a terrorist mortar attack on Abbassyeen area in Damascus.

A police source told SANA that terrorist organizations based in Eastern Ghouta launched a mortar shell which landed in the vicinity of Abbassyeen Hospital injuring two civilians, one a 5-year child in addition to material damages to the place.

Earlier Monday, 8 civilians were injured by terrorist mortar attacks against Bab Touma and Adawi areas in Damascus.

Damascus Countryside

Two children were injured after a mortar shell fired by terrorists “Jaish al-Islam” terrorist organizaitons on al-Wafideen Camp in Damascus Countryside.

A source in the Police Command told SANA that the mortar shell fell on al-Thawra neighborhood near Douma farms in the Eastern Ghouta, injuring two children ages 4 and 12.

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7 civilians killed in a terrorist bombing in Hasaka
15 September، 2015
Hasaka, SANA

Seven civilians were killed, 21 injured Tuesday in a terrorist car bomb explosion in the northeastern city of Hasaka.

A source at Hasaka Police Command told SANA correspondent that a terrorist suicide bomber exploded himself inside a truck loaded with huge amounts of explosives in front of Water Resources building in Ma’aishia neighborhood, at the northwestern side of Hasaka city.

The terrorist attack, the source added, left seven civilians dead and 21 others wounded in addition to material damage in the houses and infrastructure.

On Monday, 26 civilian were killed and dozens injured in two terrorist car explosions in Hasaka.

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More terrorists killed in army operations across the country
15 September، 2015
Provinces, SANA

More terrorists were killed and their vehicles were destroyed in the army operations against their gatherings, dens and movements across the country.

Damascus Countryside

An army unit on Tuesday killed two terrorists and seized their weapons in Madaya south of al-Zabadani city in Damascus Countryside.

In the Eastern Ghouta area, army units targeted Jaish al-Islam terrorists in Harasta, al-Samadi, al-Maqale’, and near the al-Cham al-Jadida gas station west of Douma, killing and injuring a number of them.

Another unit killed 3 terrorists and injured 2 others in Tal Kurdi farms northeast of Douma city.

Daraa

Units of the Army and Armed Forces destroyed vehicles and dens of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and other terrorist organizations during special operations that targeted their gatherings in Daraa province.

A military source said in a statement to SANA that an army unit killed eight terrorists and destroyed a vehicle loaded with ammunition in al-Abazeed neighborhood in Daraa al-Balad.

Another unit thwarted an infiltration attempt by a terrorist group from al-Bajabjeh neighborhood towards Sajneh neighborhood in Daraa al-Balad, and all the attacking terrorists were either killed or wounded.

Also, a vehicle along with all terrorists, arms, and munitions on board were destroyed during an operation by an army unit to the west of the old customs building in Daraa al-Balad.

Local sources said that another army unit established control over nine blocks of buildings in al-Manshiya neighborhood after killing a large number of terrorists, most of whom were from Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organizaiton.

Another unit directed a big strike against a group of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists to the southwest of Ghazaleh Bridge in the southeastern countryside of the province, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their vehicles and munitions.

Meanwhile, an army unit destroyed a bulldozer which terrorists had been using to build barriers and fortifications to the north of al-Sheikh Miskeen 22 kilometers to the north of Daraa city.

Sweida

An army unit destroyed a mortar launcher for ISIS terrorist organization and killed a number of its members in Kherbet Sa’ad in the northeastern countryside of Sweida province.

Army units targeted the terrorists’ gatherings and movements’ axis in the hills of Thalfa’ and the southern Ashhen in the vicinity of Kholkholeh village, 50 km north of Sweida province, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others in addition to destroying a vehicle with all ammunition and arms on board.

Quneitra

Army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, clashed with terrorists near al-Baath city in the southern province of Quneitra.

Field sources told SANA reporter that the army killed and injured scores of the terrorists and destroyed a vehicle loaded with weapons and ammunition near Abu Shatta, 1 km north of al-Baath city.

Homs

Army and Armed Forces units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, established control over Jazal village, al-Ze’eb hill, and a number of hills that serve as vantage points in the western countryside of Tadmur (Palmyra) after eliminating large numbers of ISIS terrorists.

Earlier, Army units targeted ISIS terrorists in Palmyra’s western countryside, killing and injuring a number of them and destroying their machinegun-equipped vehicles.

Aleppo

An army unit targeted terrorist organizations’ gatherings and hotbeds in the villages and towns of al-Qseir, Jaboul, Hwejeneh, Kabbaret al-Ward, Rayan, and al-Salheiyeh in the countryside of al-Sfeira city, 25 km southeast of Aleppo city, according to a military source.

Meanwhile, the army destroyed terrorists’ dens in Tal al-Na’am, al-Sbeiha and Tal Faouri in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, destroying an ammunition depot, a rocket launcher pad, and a heavy machinegun, in addition to killing and injuring a number of terrorists.

The army’s operations also targeted hideouts of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in Khan al-Assal, Kafr Hamra and Zeitan, 16 km south west Aleppo city, resulting in killing and injuring many terrorists.

Additionally, a number of terrorists were killed and injured in an intensive army operation which targeted their hotbeds in the neighborhoods of Bustan al-Qaser and Qastal Harami in Aleppo city.

The army units defending al-Neirab Airport and the Air Force Academy carried out precise strikes against terrorists’ gatherings and hideouts in the areas surrounding the Airport and the Academy, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their vehicles.

Army units foiled terrorists’ attempt to infiltrate Aleppo city from al-Rashidin and the Scientific Research Facility, and then carried out counterattacks in which terrorists’ gatherings in al-Rashidin, the Scientific Research Facility, Kifr Naha, and Khan al-Assal were destroyed.

The army also destroyed a convoy of terrorists’ vehicles that was en route to support the terrorist groups near Khan al-Assal, and an armored vehicle rigged with explosives was destroyed at the city’s western entrance.

Sources on the ground refuted all reports on terrorists’ infiltration into new areas in Aleppo.

Meanwhile, media outlets said that an army unit destroyed two vehicles and a rocket launcher and killed a number of terrorists in al-Mansoura west of Aleppo city.

Idleb

Army units targeted gatherings of the so called “Jaish al-Islam” terrorist organization in Kafr Oueid village, 20 km west of M’aret al-Nu’man in the southwestern countryside of Idleb, killing 7 terrorists and destroying their arms and ammunition, field sources told SANA .

Heavy losses were inflicted upon terrorist organizations’ personnel and equipment in the army operations against their gatherings in Kfr Zeita, south of al-Taman’a and Attshana near the administrative borders between Idleb and Hama.

Meanwhile, army air force destroyed terrorists’ hideouts in Mahambal, Khan Sheikhoun and al-Kfair in Idleb countryside.

Hama

Army units destroyed a vehicle for terrorists, killed 15 terrorists in al-Bahsa village in Hama northern countryside.

Earlier, an army unit killed, at least, 15 “Jaish al-Fateh” terrorists in an ambush targeted a terrorist group during its attempt to infiltrate into the vicinity of Kherbet al-Naqous village in al-Ghab Plain in the northwestern countryside of Hama province.

Army units carried out intensive strikes on a terrorist organizations’ convoy during its movement west of al-Latamneh town, 35 km north of Hama city, destroying a number of vehicles with all arms and ammunition onboard.

Later, a military source said that army units killed dozens of terrorists in Attshan and al-Ankawi in the province’s countryside.

Syrian Army Launches Fresh Offensive to Lift ISIL Siege on Kuweires Airbase

TEHRAN (FNA)- Military sources said that the Syrian Army troops started joint massive operations to push back the ISIL Takfiri terrorists from the nearby areas of Kuweires airbase in the Southern territories of the Northern Aleppo province.

The sources said that the Syrian army, in cooperation with the National Defense Forces (NDF) and the Al-Ba’ath Battalion, launched a fresh offensive inside the Aleppo Governorate in order to lift the ISIL two-year-long siege on the Kuweires airbase.

The Syrian Armed Forces have started their operation from the Southeast of Aleppo from two different directions.

The army targeted the terrorist group at the Jabboul Lake front and the town of ‘Ayn Sabil to spread out the ISIL fighters in the Deir Hafer Plateau.

It did not take the Syrian Armed Forces very long to get their offensive in Southeastern Aleppo going; in fact, within two hours of launching their assault, the Syrian Arab Army and National Defense Forces took control of the two hilltops at Tal Na’am and Tal Sab’in, which are located just North of Jabboul Lake.

While the Syrian forces would prefer to reach the Kuweires airbases from the Deir Hafer Highway, their current advance leaves them only two villages away from the Southwestern corridor of the airport.

The main objective of this offensive is to lift the siege on the Kuweries Military Airport, but this assault also has a positive effect for the Syrian Armed Forces due to the Deir Hafer Plateau’s proximity from the Syrian Government’s main supply route to the Aleppo Governorate.

According to a military source in the Aleppo Governorate, the Syrian Armed Forces killed the following identified ISIL fighters on Monday: Mahmoud Abu ‘Aamer Dandashi, Hajj Ibrahim Al-Turki, ‘Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-‘Akrabousi, Ghazi Al-Nawaf, Jamaal Al-Jada’an, Abu Fahd Al-Iraqi, Saleh Al-Salmawi, Abu Al-Farouq Al-Iraqi, Mahmoud Abu Hassan Al-Muradi, and Abu As’ad Al-Sudani.

Terrorists Acknowledge Death Toll in Hama

TEHRAN (FNA)- 23 members of different terrorist groups were killed by the Syrian army and popular forces in the Central province of Hama on Monday.

Terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages the death of 23 of their members in the province.

Units of the army and the armed forces on Monday continued to tighten the noose around Takfiri terrorist organizations across the country through launching wide-scale military operations against them in different areas, destroying their dens and weapons and killing scores of their members.

The army air force destroyed hideouts and vehicles of the terrorist organizations in the surroundings of Douma city in the Eastern Ghota, Damascus countryside, a military source said on Monday.

The army air force also staged a number of airstrikes against concentration centers and positions of terrorists from the so-called ‘Jaish al-Islam’ in the surroundings of Douma City in the Eastern Ghota, Damascus Countryside.

A number of terrorists were killed in the strikes and others were injured and their dens were destroyed, in addition to destroying a number of their machinegun-equipped vehicles.

Meanwhile, the so-called ‘Jaish al-Islam’ admitted on its pages on the social networking websites that a number of its members were killed including terrorist ‘Zuhair al-Salahi’.

Also in the past 24 hours, units of the army, in cooperation with the Lebanese Resistance, continued to carry out military operations against the remaining dens of the Takfiri terrorist organizations in al-Zabadani city, 45 km to the West of Damascus.

A military source said that a unit of the army, in cooperation with the Lebanese Resistance, on Monday morning destroyed a 500 meter-long tunnel belonging to the terrorist organizations that extends between Madaya town and Madaya plain.

The source added that the tunnel had been equipped with lights and ventilation, and it is linked to a building near the highway to the West of Madaya town.

The tunnel was used by terrorists as a supply route for transporting arms, ammunition and food materials.

Also in Lattakia, the army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, targeted terrorist organizations’ den in al-Rawda village in the Northern countryside of Lattakia province, killing at least 7 terrorists, including five Chechen terrorists.

According to sources, the army operations resulted in destroying two cars, one of them equipped with a machinegun and the other loaded with ammunition.

Terrorist organizations admitted on their social media pages of suffering losses of a number of their members.

Also on Monday, the army units clashed with the ISIL terrorists while they were attempting to infiltrate into the vicinity of a number of military checkpoints in al-Maqaleh area, 10 km to the west of Palmyra city in Homs province.

The aforementioned clashes resulted in killing and injuring 15 terrorists and destroying their vehicles.

The army’s operation made scores of terrorists to escape towards the depth of the Syrian Badiya (desert).

Army units targeted with concentrated strikes the dens of ‘Jabhat al-Nusra’ in Jabal al-Kin and the area surrounding Jisr Kafrnan in al-Rastan to the North of Homs city.

A number of terrorists were killed and their weapons and ammunition destroyed in the strikes.

The Army also killed a number of ‘Jabhat al-Nusra’ terrorists, injured many others and destroyed many of their hideouts in Beit Hajo in Talbisa in the Northern countryside of Homs.

Also in the past 24 hours, units of the army and armed forces carried precise operations against hotbeds of Jabhat al-Nusra and other Takfiri organizations in the neighborhoods of Daraa al-Balad and Daraa al-Mahata neighborhoods in the southern city of Daraa.

A unit of the army killed scores of the terrorist organizations’ members and destroyed three of their cars in strikes conducted on Monday morning against their positions to the north of Bilal al- Habashi Mosque, in the surroundings of the Technical Institute, and to the South of the MTN building in Daraa al-Balad neighborhood.

A number of terrorists were killed and others were injured in an operation carried out by an army unit against dens and hotbeds of Takfiri organizations in the surroundings of Abdul-Aziz Abazaid Mosque, Zenobia School, al-Commandos building, al-Rawda, and the Electricity Company in Dara al-Mahata neighborhood.

Also in Aleppo, the army units targeted gatherings and hideouts of the ISIL terrorists in the vicinity of the Air Force Academy, Jeb Al-Safa village in Kueiress, killing a number of the terrorists and destroying their vehicles.

A number of Jabhat al-Nusra and the so called ‘al-Jabha al-Shamia’ terrorists were killed and their bulldozer was destroyed in intensive army operations against their gatherings and movements’ axis in the surrounding of Bashkoi village, North of Aleppo city.

The army, also, targeted terrorists’ gatherings and hotbeds in the villages of Jaboul, Qaseir al-Ward, Ein Sabel and Reman in the Southeastern countryside of Aleppo province, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their vehicles, some of them equipped with machineguns.

Army units destroyed ammunition, arms depot and a number of vehicles for Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in al-Mansoura, Daret Ezza, Kafr Hamra city, West of Aleppo city.

In Aleppo city, many terrorists were killed and others were injured in the army operations in the neighborhoods of al-Rashedeen4, al-Lairamoun, Bani Zaid, Karm Meyaser, al-Sukkari and Qadi Askar.

The Army continued military operations in Tal al-Na’am, the area surrounding it, Tal al-Sabiha and Tal al-Faori to the East of Aleppo city, killing many terrorists, injuring many others and destroying their vehicles, some of them equipped with heavy machineguns.

Army units destroyed terrorists’ dens and eliminated a number of them in Tal Riman, Joad farm, Feedstuff institution, Tridm, al-Qarotia and al-Nasiria in Aleppo countryside.

Also on Monday, the army’s artillery destroyed gatherings of ISIL terrorist organization in al- Meilbiyeh village and the cotton collecting center in the village, 15 km South of Hasaka, killing numbers of terrorists and injuring others.

A number of ISIL terrorists were killed and injured and their machinegun-equipped vehicle was destroyed in the artillery army operation on their gatherings in the villages of Soda and Abed , 15 km South West of Hasaka city.

Also in Hama, the army air force raided terrorists’ hideouts in al-Ziara, Tal Wassit, al-Hamidia, al-Qahira, al-Dukmak and al-Hawija in the Northwest countryside of the city, inflicting heavy losses on terrorists.

The army’s airstrikes also targeted terrorists’ gatherings in al-Latamina town and in Skik and Atshan villages, killing many terrorists, injuring many others and destroying their vehicles.

Terrorist organizations acknowledged on their pages on social media sites the death of 23 terrorists in the province.

Also in the past 24 hours, the army’s air force launched airstrikes against terrorists’ gatherings in Abu al-Dohour and al-Boidr in Saraqeb area in the Southeast countryside of Idlib, killing many terrorists and destroying their vehicles.

The army’s airstrikes also destroyed mortar launcher and artillery in Shalakh village and Taftanaz to the Northeast of Idlib.

The airstrikes also caused the death of many terrorists, injuring many others and destroying their ammunition and weapons in Mhambal and Farika in Jisr al-Shughour in the southwest countryside of Idlib.

The raids on terrorists’ gatherings in Ma’arat al-Nu’man to the south of Idlib city left many terrorists killed and their weapons and ammo destroyed.

Syrian Forces Seize Strategic Heights in Southern Aleppo Province

TEHRAN (FNA)- The military sources said that the joint massive operations of the Syrian Army and National Defense Forces (NDF) to retake the rebel-held areas around Kuweires airbase resulted in recapturing the strategic heights of al-Na’am in the South of Aleppo governorate.

The sources said that, after hour-long clashes with the militant groups, the Syrian soldiers took full control over al-Na’am heights in the Eastern flank of al-Safira region, which can pave the ground for the liberation of several villages on the way towards the Kuweires airbase.

The sources added that recapture of al-Na’am heights led the Syrian army troops to start cleansing operation in the nearby areas of al-Sabihiya village and they finally took full control over the village.

The sources went on to say that tens of the terrorists were killed or wounded in the Syrian army’s operations thus far.

The Syrian army has carried out several operations to approach to the Kuweires airbase due to its importance as the only military base of the government forces, which has been capable of repelling the rebel groups’ offensives.

The Kuweires airbase has been supplied only by the Syrian aircrafts in recent months of the rebel siege.

Military sources said on Tuesday that the Syrian army troops started joint massive operations to push back the ISIL Takfiri terrorists from the nearby areas of Kuweires airbase in the Southern territories of the Northern Aleppo province.

The sources said that the Syrian army, in cooperation with the NDF and the Al-Ba’ath Battalion, launched a fresh offensive inside the Aleppo Governorate in order to lift the ISIL two-year-long siege on the Kuweires airbase.

The Syrian Armed Forces have started their operation from the Southeast of Aleppo from two different directions.

The army targeted the terrorist group at the Jabboul Lake front and the town of ‘Ayn Sabil to spread out the ISIL fighters in the Deir Hafer Plateau.

It did not take the Syrian Armed Forces very long to get their offensive in Southeastern Aleppo going; in fact, within two hours of launching their assault, the Syrian Arab Army and National Defense Forces took control of the two hilltops at Tal Na’am and Tal Sab’in, which are located just North of Jabboul Lake.