Syria in the Last 24 Hours: Army Raids Daesh Sites in Yarmouk Basin, Daraa

24 July، 2018
Daraa/ Quneitra, SANA

The Syrian Arab Army continued its operations against Daesh (ISIS) terrorists in the area of Yarmouk Basin to the southwest of Daraa.

SANA’s reporter said that army units launched artillery strikes on Daesh fortified points and infiltration axes in the area surrounding Tsil village and Tal al-Joma’a in the area of Yarmouk Basin to break their frontlines in preparation for the advance of the storming units to clear the area of terrorists and retake control over the strategic area of Tal al-Joma’a.

A number of terrorists’ points and dens were destroyed by the army’s raids and their arms were destroyed.

Army continues operations in countryside of Daraa, Quneitra, liberates 21 towns

The army units continued their combat operations in the southern region and liberated 21 villages and towns in the countryside of Daraa and Quneitra.

A military source said that the army units liberated the villages and towns of al-Mheir, al-Rafid, Rasm al-Hassan, al-Hiran al-Shamali, al-Hiran al-Janobi, Rasm Azrael, Rasm al-Bunyan, Rasm Za’roura, Ghadir al-Bustan, Abu Qulai’a, Abu Tina, al-Ma’laka, al-Jbeila, al-Mdowra, Abo al-Khashan, Um Alloqus, al-Mahiouba, al-Mshaida, al-Bassa, al-Bakar and al-Bakar al-Sharqi in the countryside of Daraa and Quneitra.

Heavy losses were inflicted upon the terrorists in personnel and equipment.

The source pointed out that the army operations destroyed terrorist’s fortified positions and hideouts in addition to eradicating their hotbeds in the liberated area.

Russian Defense Minister: More than 17,000 buildings demined in various Syrian areas

24 July، 2018
Moscow, SANA

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said specialists of the International Mine Action Center of the Russian Forces demined more than 17,000 buildings in various regions in Syria.

In a press conference on Tuesday, Shoigu said that the experts demined 17,000 buildings and 6500 hectares of land and neutralized 105,000 explosive materials.

He added that the Center also trained 1245 Syrian demining specialists who cleared 2,000 hectares of land and neutralized 3,850 explosive devices.