Provinces, SANA- Units of the army and the armed forces on Thursday continued to launch wide-scale military operations against the Takfiri terrorist organizations across the country, killing scores of their members and destroying their arms and vehicles.
Al-Zabadani, Damascus Countryside
The army air force carried out on Thursday a series of air strikes on various positions of terrorists in al-Zabadani city, located to the northwest of Damascus, a military source said.
Many terrorists were killed in the air strikes, which are coordinated with other military operations carried out in cooperation with the Lebanese Resistance to eliminate the terrorist organizations in the city, according to the source.
The air strikes also resulted in destroying a cannon, a rocket launcher and an ammunition depot for the terrorist organizations as the targets were hit.
The army and the Lebanese Resistance are advancing on various areas in al-Zabadani after they announced last Saturday a military operation there to eliminate terrorist organizations fortified in the city.
They have so far taken control of al-Tal Citadel and al-Sultani and al-Jamiyat neighborhoods on the outskirts of the city.
Elsewhere in the province, 17 terrorists from “Islam Army”, most of them non-Syrians, were killed in eastern Ghouta.
In al-Nashabiya, an army unit destroyed a den for “Islam Army” terrorists and three vehicles, killing a Yemeni explosives’ expert.
Terrorists were also targeted in Zamalka and Marj al-Sultan village deep into eastern Ghouta, killing three terrorists.
Army units killed terrorists in Erbin, jobar and Tal Kurdi farms on the outskirts of Douma city.
Dens and vehicles of terrorist organizations, linked with the Israeli enemy, were destroyed in special army operations in Teloul Al- Homor and Taranja village in the southern province of Quneitra.
In the neighboring Daraa province, an army unit carried out concentrated strikes against positions of Jabhat al-Nusra and other Takfiri organizations on the road linking al-Jeeza and Al-Mseifra in the northeastern countryside.
A rocket launcher and a cannon-equipped armored vehicle were destroyed in the strikes and a number of terrorists were killed and others were injured.
An army unit also killed all members of a terrorist group in Um al-Mayathen village.
Meanwhile a number of terrorists were killed in a special operation carried out by an army unit against one of their positions to the west of al-Jame’a al-Akhdar in al-Noaima town.
Heavy losses were also inflicted upon terrorist organizations in strikes carried out by army units against their dens and positions in Inkhil and Jasem in the northwestern countryside of the province.
Later, an army unit clashed with a terrorist group that tried to infiltrate towards the power station in Khirbet Ghazaleh in the northeastern countryside of Daraa province, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their arms.
Another army unit targeted and destroyed a vehicle equipped with a heavy machine gun which terrorists were driving on Daraa-Khirbet Ghazaleh road.
A number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists also were killed and others were injured as an army unit targeted their hideouts in Rakhm village in the eastern countryside of Daraa.
The army carried out a number of operations against dens of terrorist organizations in Ritan, Hreitan and Kfar Hamra to the north-west of Aleppo, killing and injuring several terrorists and destroying their vehicles, some of them equipped with different machine guns.
The army also eliminated a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in al-Mansoura to the west of Aleppo.
Meanwhile, units of the army struck gatherings of terrorists in al-Ramouseh, Ma’arat al-Na’asan, Bardah and al-Adnanyeh in Aleppo countryside.
In Aleppo city, the army targeted dens of terrorists in Sheikh Said, Maiser, Shaar, Fardous, al-Lairamoun and al-Rashideen, killing a number of terrorists and inflicting heavy losses upon their equipment.
In central Syria, an army unit thwarted an ISIS attack on al-Maqale’ area in the eastern countryside of Palmyra in Homs province.
The army established control on the driving school in the surrounding of Palmyra after eliminating large number of terrorists and destroying their vehicles.
Meanwhile, the army air force targeted ISIS hideouts in the surroundings of al-Shaer oil field, Habra Gharbiya, Um al-Reesh, Palmyra city, al-Tadmuriya, Jbab Hamad and Um al-Tababir in the countryside of the province, destroying dozens of ISIS terrorists’ vehicles.
Local sources told SANA reporter that units of army achieved new advance in hunting ISIS terrorists in Syriatel hill station and the branch of Agrarian Reform Institution in al-Baiyrat area after inflicting heavy losses in personnel and munitions upon terrorists.
In the northern countryside of the province, an army unit killed several terrorists and destroyed a vehicle for them in the area surrounding the industrial area and al-Rastan hill north of Homs.
A number of terrorists were killed in army strikes against their dens near al-Tiba bridge and the area surrounding Taldao roundabout in al-Houla in the northwestern countryside of Homs.
Army units destroyed dens for terrorist organizations in al-Ramousa, al-Layramoun, al-Mansoura and Hreitan in Aleppo.
In the neighboring Hama province, numbers of terrorists were killed in a series of army air strikes on their
hideouts in al-Hweijeh, al-Hawash, Atshan and al-Latamneh in the countryside.
The army air force destroyed terrorists’ dens and vehicles, killing a number of them, in al-Baragiti, Khsheir and Kafr Nubol in the countryside of the northern Idleb province.