Syria in the Last 72 Hours

Syria in the Last 72 Hours
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The army kills tens of terrorists, destroys their supply routes in different regions
6 January، 2016
Provinces, SANA

The Syrian Arab Army continued its counter-terrorism operations on Wednesday, killing many terrorists and destroying their hideouts, equipment, and supply routes.


The Army and Armed Forces destroyed dens and supply routes from Turkey to Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIS terrorist organizations in the countryside of Aleppo countryside.

A military source told SANA that the operations against terrorists’ dens in Hayan town Tuesday night resulted in killing and injuring scores of terrorists from al-Nusra, ISIS and other Takfiri organizations and destroying vehicles equipped with machineguns.

In the southern countryside of the province, the army inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists in personnel and equipment in al-Barqoum village, 27km out of Aleppo city.

Many hotbeds for the terrorist organizations were destroyed in the neighborhoods of al-Rashedden4, Bani Zaid, al-
Lairamoun, al-Ashrafiyeh and al-Naanaei square in Aleppo city in army’s continued operations.

Meanwhile, in Aleppo eastern countryside, an army unit targeted gatherings and positions for ISIS terrorist organization in Tal al-Hattabat village, destroying its hideouts with all arms and vehicles and killing all the terrorists inside.


A unit of the army destroys mortar launch-pads, two vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns for ISIS in Tal al-Kharoub al-Qabeer near al-Qaryateen in Homs countryside.

Earlier, field sources said that many terrorists in ISIS organization fell dead or wounded in a strike by a unit of army in Palmyra countryside.

The sources added that a unit of army clashed with a terrorist group affiliated to ISIS in al-Dweh area, 17 kM to the west of Palmyra city.

11 terrorists were confirmed dead during the clashes and three vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns were destroyed.

Meanwhile, terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages that unknown persons shot the Emir of Ahrar al-Cham movement in Homs Mohammad Hassan Rateb al-Saiyed nicknamed Abu Rateb al-Homsi in al-farhaniyeh al-gharbiyeh village in the surroundings of Talbeesehm, 13 kM to the north of Homs.

Damascus Countryside

Army units carried out concentrated strikes against positions and movements of Jabhat al-Nusra to the northeast of Marj al-Sultan town in Damascus Countryside, according to field sources.

The sources added that the army units established control over a number of farms and buildings in the area surrounding al-Nashabia town after killing many of the terrorists, including Abd al-Rahman Assad Allah, Ahmad Asfour and Yasser al-Boidani.

An army unit also destroyed two tunnels which link Harsta Farms with al-Hijaria neighborhood in Douma.
The sources also confirmed the destroying of mortar launch-pads and the killing of many terrorists in concentrated strikes launched by an army unit against terrorists’ dens in Misraba and to the east of Zamlka Bridge.


A Syrian Arab Army unit carried out a concentrated operation to the north of al-Sheikh Miskeen city in Daraa province on Wednesday.

Members of a terrorist group were killed and other members were injured during the operation, and their weapons and ammunition were destroyed.

Terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages the killing of many of their members, including Alaa Nidal Abu al-Danaf and Ibrahim Farhan al-Bitari.

9 civilians killed, tens injured in terrorist mortar attacks on Damascus and its countryside
6 January، 2016
Damascus/Aleppo, SANA

Nine civilians were killed Wednesday in terrorist mortar attacks on residential neighborhoods in Damascus and its countryside.

A source at the Interior Ministry told SANA that 9 civilians were killed and 36 others were injured in the attacks.

Earlier on Wednesday, the source said that terrorists based in Eastern Ghouta fired mortar shells at residential neighborhoods in Damascus, which resulted in killing eight people, injuring 25, and causing material damage to properties.

Four other civilians were injured by a mortar round fired by terrorists positioned in Daraya town in Damascus Countryside which fell in the northern part of al-Moadamiya town.

Jaish al-Islam terrorists target residential and safe neighborhoods of Damascus with mortar and rocket shells every now and then in a desperate attempt to undermine Syrians’ steadfastness and support to the Syrian Arab Army in war against Takfiri Terrorism.

In Aleppo city, 4 citizens were injured due to a terrorist rocket attack on al-Neel Street.

A source at Aleppo Police Command told SANA that terrorists positioned in Bani Zaid neighborhood fired a number of rocket shells on the residential neighborhood, injuring 4 civilians and causing material damage to private and public properties.

Army foils terrorist attacks, kills scores of terrorists in several areas
5 January، 2016
Provinces, SANA

The Syrian Arab Army continued its operations against terrorist organizations across the country, repelling terrorists’ attacks and killing many of them in several areas.


An army unit, in cooperation with popular defense groups, thwarted an infiltration attempt by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists into al-Mabou’ja village in the eastern countryside of Hama province.

A military source told SANA Tuesday that the army unit clashed with groups of ISIS terrorists who attempted to attack at dawn the innocent civilians of al-Mabou’ja village, in the eastern countryside of Salamiyeh city.

The source added that the army killed a number of ISIS terrorists and destroyed their vehicles, while the rest fled away into al-Badia, leaving their weapons and ammunition behind.

Last March, ISIS terrorists perpetrated a massacre against the innocent civilians of the village, claiming the lives of more than 50 ones, mostly women and children in addition to kidnapping a number of others.


An army unit, in cooperation with popular defense groups, eliminated a gathering of Jabhat al-Nusra members in Quneitra countryside.

A military source told SANA that an army unit directed concentrated strikes against a gathering of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in the area surrounding the main square in the outskirts of Quneitra city, destroying an armored vehicle and killing a number of terrorists.


A Syrian Army unit and forces assisting it engaged in heavy clashes with terrorists from “al-Muthana Islamic Movement” who attacked military checkpoints in al-Sheikh Miskin city in Daraa, according to sources in the ground.

The sources said that army thwarted the attack, destroying 2 machinegun-equipped vehicles and killing 14 terrorists, including one of the leaders of al-Muthana Islamic Movement known as Abu Bakr al-Mohajr, in addition to Mohsin al-Salakhzat from Jordan, Saiel al-Ware’a, Mufid Abu Nabout, and Qassim Mohamed al-Salah.

Terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages the killing of many of their members, including Zaid Moafak Abazid, Mohanad Ahmad Khattab, Ahmad Radi Abu al-Sil, Bashar Mohamed Shihada al-Natour, Mohamed Ryad Abad Rabo, and Ahmad Mohamed Qassim al-Bardan.

Deir Ezzor

Syrian Army units operating in Deir Ezzor Military Airport clashed during the last 24 hours with members of ISIS terrorist organization in the areas near Jabal al-Tharda and Tal Krom to the east of the airport.

Sources in the ground told SANA that the clashes resulted in destroying a number of ISIS terrorists’ gatherings and vehicles, killing many ISIS members, including one of their leaders who was called Abdo Jazra.

The sources added that army units advanced in those areas after destroying several of the terrorist organization’s fortified positions.

The Syrian army establishes control on the towns of Rmaileh and Um Rqeiba in the southern countryside of Hama

Terrorist mortar attack in Jaramana, Damascus Countryside causes material damage
5 January، 2016
Damascus Countryside, SANA

Terrorist organizations targeted Jaramana city in Damascus Countryside with 4 mortar shells on Tuesday afternoon.

A source at the Police Command told SANA’s reporter that 4 shells landed in Kornish Shamali and Daf al-Sakhar neighborhoods in Jaramana city, causing material damage to number of houses, shops, and cars.

Army continues targeting terrorists and their positions across the country
4 January، 2016
Provinces, SANA

The Syrian army and armed forces continued fighting terrorism by destroying terrorist organizations’ positions, weapons, equipment and vehicles across the country , killing and injuring scores of their members.


More than 28 terrorists killed

Army units destroyed terrorists’ gatherings and vehicles of “Jabhat al-Nusra” and the so-called “Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement” and “Fursan al-Haq”in the countryside of Idleb province.

A military source told SANA Monday that the army units killed more than 28 of terrorist organizations’ members in Bseida, Maarat al-Numan, al-Hamidyeh, Hersh Hass and Kafer Rouma in the countryside of the province.

Earlier Sunday, the army air force killed 18 terrorists and destroyed 3 vehicles loaded with weapons and ammunition in strikes against terrorists’ hideouts and concentrations in Maarat al-Numan, al-Hamidyeh, Hass and Bseida in Idleb countryside.


Army destroys 5 vehicles rigged with over 10 tons of explosives

Army units destroyed 5 vehicles rigged with over 10 tons of explosives and killed 7 suicidal terrorists who tried to target army posts in Aleppo eastern countryside.

The army achieved new progress in Najara village, 55 km east of Aleppo city, and established control over all fortifications and ditches surrounding the area after eliminating a large number of the ISIS terrorists.

Army units destroyed, in special operations, dens for “Jabhat al-Nusra” and other Takfiri organizations’ mortar launchers and vehicles in the neighborhood of al-Sheikh Lutfi, Bani Zaid, Karm al-Tarrab, al- Sakhour, al-Sheikh Kheder, al-Ashrafiya and al-Zebdiya in Aleppo city.

Other army units destroyed dens for ISIS terrorists in the two villages of Nejarah and Tal al-Hattabat in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province, inflicting heavy losses in their ranks as well as destroying terrorist organizations’ vehicles and one of their supply routes in the village of Tal Musaybeen in the northern countryside of the province.

An army unit directed concentrated strikes against positions of terrorist organizations, destroying their vehicles and weaponry in al-Mansora village to the west of Aleppo city.


Army units established control over Ruwaiset Qabib in Lattakia’s northern countryside after eliminating the last remaining gatherings of terrorists in it, according to a military source.

The source said that army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, established full control over the strategic village which serves as a vantage point overlooking an intersection of roads in Khan al-Joz area near the Lattakia-Aleppo Highway.

The army’s engineering units combed the village and found large amounts of weapons and ammunition and dismantled tens of explosive devices which terrorists had planted earlier in the houses and farmlands of the village.


The army destroyed dens and vehicles of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIS in al-Qaryateen town to the south-eastern sides of Homs.

Units from the army also eliminated ISIS terrorists at the entrance of al-Zakara valley, destroying a vehicle and a 23-mm machinegun in Palmyra countryside to the east of Homs.

Damascus Countryside

The army seized new areas in Marj al-Sultan in the eastern al-Ghouta in Damascus Countryside, establishing control over Harasta-al-Qantara, the outskirts of al-Bilalyeh and a number of residential blocks and farms and killing 12 terrorists.

A mortar base and a vehicle were also destroyed in the process.

Army units also targeted terrorists in Douma and Harasta and killed 4 terrorists.


Army units inflicted heavy losses in personnel and equipment upon terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra organization in Daraa.

The army units eliminated gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization to the west of the cork factory on Dael road in the northern countryside of Daraa.

Another unit of army destroyed a mortar launch-pad and dens for Takfiri terrorists on the Camp road in Daraa al-Mahatta.

The Syrian Army establishes control over 60% of Sheikh Miskeen city, Daraa province

Four civilians injured in a terrorist rocket attack in Aleppo
4 January، 2016
Aleppo, SANA

Four civilians were injured in a terrorist attack with a rocket shell on al-Sirian al-Jadeed neighborhood in Aleppo city on Monday.

A source in Aleppo Police Command told SANA’s reporter that terrorist organizations located in Bani Zaid neighborhood targeted residential neighborhoods in the city with rocket shells, one of which fell on a residential building behind the Church Street in al-Sirian al-Jadeed neighborhood, injuring four civilians and destroying part of the building.

The remaining rocket shells fell in Tishreen Street, al-Sabeel housing area, and al-Ashrafiyeh neighborhood near Bani Zaid, causing material damage, according to the source.

A medical source in al-Razi Hospital said that the ER received four civilians who were injured in the terrorist attacks and sustained wounds of moderate severity.