Updated- Army pushes deeper into al-Zabadani and shuts down main crossing to Madaya, kills scores of terrorists across the country

Provinces, SANA- Units of the army and the armed forces on Monday continued to target dens and positions of the Takfiri terrorist organizations across the country, killing scores of their members and destroying their arms and vehicles.

Al-Zabadani, Damascus countryside

Army units in cooperation with the Lebanese resistance have expanded their control over new areas deep into al-Zabadani city and shut down the main crossing to Madaya after eliminating dozens of terrorists.

The army also advanced towards al-Kahraba Roundabout and al-Huda Mosque and inflicted heavy losses upon the armed terrorist groups there.

Army units eliminated a number of terrorists who tried to infiltrate al-Sultani neighborhood, while the air force raiding terrorists’ hideouts and fortifications and destroying two vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns.

In the southwestern countryside of Damascus, scores of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed and injured in an army unit’s operation against their hideouts in Khan al-Sheeh Farms.

The army air force kills dozens of terrorist organizations’ members and destroys two of their cars with all weapons and ammunition inside them in al-Zabadani area in the countryside of Damascus.

The army air force also destroyed a den, mortar and rocket launchers and ammunition depot for the Takfiri terrorist organizations in Ain Tarma, Zamalka and Jobar in the Eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside.


Army units destroyed positions of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations affiliated to it in the neighborhoods of al-Rashidin, al-Aziziyeh, Bani Zeid, Bab al-Hadid, al-Lairamoun, al-Shaar, al-Halk, al-Kastilo, al-Maysar, and the Old City in Aleppo city.

A military source told SANA on Monday that a number of the terrorists were killed and their vehicles, some of which equipped with machineguns, were destroyed in a series of concentrated strikes by the army against their hideouts and supply lines in the village of al-Mansourah, 10km west of Aleppo city.

Another army unit killed dozens of terrorists and destroyed their weapons and equipment in Khan al-Assal area.

The source added the army units carried out precision strikes against terrorist organizations’ hideouts and gatherings in the villages of Shamer and Kafer Hamra, Hardatnin, and Mran in the northern countryside of the province, which resulted in the killing of a number of terrorists and the destruction of a number of their vehicles.

The army’s Air Force carried out direct air strikes on terrorists’ hideouts and supply lines in the village of Ratyan, about 15 km northwest of Aleppo, killing a number of terrorists and destroying a number of their vehicles.

Another army unit killed and injured a number of terrorists and destroyed their vehicles, weapons, and ammunition in precise air strikes targeting their movement and gatherings to the north of Al-Safira city , about 25 km southeast of Aleppo city.

In the province’s eastern countryside, army units inflicted heavy losses in personnel and equipment upon ISIS terrorists in precise air strikes on their gatherings in the surroundings of the Air Force Academy.

Meanwhile, terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages the death of a number of their members, among them Mustafa Afash, one of the field commanders of the “al-Jabha al-Shamiyeh” terrorist organization, in addition to Ahmad al-Hamid and Mahmoud Ahmad Turki al-Bajj.


In the neighboring province of Idleb, the army air force kills a number of terrorist organizations’ members in Abu al-
Duhour, Salet al-Zuhour,Janet al-Qura, Ariha and al-Baragheti in the countryside of the province

Army kills 39 of “Jaish al-Fateh” terrorists 

More than 36 terrorists of “Jaish al-Fateh” terrorist organizations were killed in the army units’ precise operations, aided by the air force, against their hideouts in various areas of Idleb Province.

In the southeastern countryside of the province, the army air force carried out concentrated air strikes against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists’ hideouts in the village of al-Baragheti and Abu al-Duhour, killing and injuring a number of them and destroying their vehicles.

Meanwhile, army air force destroyed terrorists’ hideouts of “Jaish al-Fateh” in Ariha city and in the villages of Salet al-Zuhour and Janet al-Qura, southwest of Idleb.

Other army units killed and injured scores of terrorists and destroyed a number of their vehicles in the villages of Ma’rata, Kansafra and al-Tamanaa area.

Another army unit destroyed in a special operation a hideout of Jabhat al-Nusra-linked “al-Izzah Battalions” in Khan Shaikhoun town, 70 km to the south of Idleb.

At least 9 terrorists were killed in the army operations and a heavy machinegun-equipped vehicle was destroyed, according to the source.

Meanwhile, the Takfiri terrorist organizations admitted on their social media websites the killing of 27 of their members in various areas in Idleb, among them terrorists Moahmoud Suleiman and Mohammd Ahmad al-Ejel.

Other sources said that director of the so-called “Sharia office of Baian Movement” Bassam Abdel-Razaq was killed in explosion of an explosive device attached by terrorists to his car in Sirmin town to the east of Idleb.


Scores of terrorists were killed and others were injured most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in a series of special operations carried out by units of the army and armed forces against their dens in the southern Daraa province.

13 of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, most of them no-Syrians, were killed in concentrated strikes against one of their positions in the al-Mesefra town, 20 km to the northeast of Daraa.

A unit of the army carried out intensive bombardments against dens of Jabhat al-Nusra and other Takfiri organizations at the southwest of Gharz prison, 5 km to the east of Daraa City.

A number of terrorists were killed and others were injured in the bombardments.

Meanwhile, another unit of the army killed a number of Takfiri terrorists, injured others and destroyed their arms and ammunition to the east of Ebta town, 20 km to the north of Daraa City.

In Daraa al-Balad neighborhood, all members of a terrorist group from Jabhat al-Nusra were killed in precise bombardments carried out by a unit of the army against their positions in al-Karak neighborhood.

An army unit also destroyed a mortar launcher belonging to the terrorist Takfiri organizations and killed scores of their members in al-Tulabyia square at al-Nazihin Camp, according to the source.

Meanwhile, the Takfiri terrorist organizations admitted on their pages on the social networking websites that a number of their members were killed.

Army units destroyed a number of vehicles and killed several terrorists in Kansafra, Maarata and al-Taman’aa in Idleb countryside.


A number of terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and the so- called Alwiet Ahfad al-Rasoul were killed in the army operations against their hideouts in the village of Rasem al-Khawaled, in the northeastern countryside of Quneitra city.

The source added that the army continued operations against Jabhat al-Nusra-linked to takfiri terrorist organizations’ hideouts and gatherings in the western countryside of the province resulted in the killing of a number of their members and the demolishing of their weapons and ammunition in the villages of Um Batena and al-


A unit of the army and armed forces and popular defense groups on Monday clashed with the ISIS terrorists in the surroundings of Tal al-Bouthaina in the northeastern countryside of the southern Sweida province.

Aunit of the army repelled an attempt by ISIS terrorists to infiltrate from the direction of Tal Sa’ad into Tal al-Bouthaina, 35 km to the northeast of the province.

All the members of the terrorist group were either killed or injured and their arms and ammunition were destroyed, according to the source.


Units of the Army and Armed Forces killed terrorists from ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra organizations in the eastern and northern countryside of Homs.

A unit of army repelled ISIS terrorists who had launched an attack on a military post in Palmyra countryside from the direction of al-Muthallath and al-Hallabat, a military source told SANA.

The source added that a number of terrorists were killed while the others fled, and two vehicles and assorted arms and ammunition were destroyed.

Another army unit destroyed vehicles with all terrorists on board along with their ammunition to the east of al-Baiyart 10km to the west of Palmyra city.

ISIS terrorists were also killed and their vehicles were destroyed during army operations in Ghouneimat, Mghaizeel, Unq al-Hawa, and Rahhoum villages in the province.

In the province’s northern countryside, an army unit killed a number of terrorists, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra, who had attacked a military post near al-Rastan Dam, while another unit carried out precise operations against terrorists’ hideouts at Shalhoub roundabout in al-Rastan city, inflicting losses in personnel and munitions upon the terrorists, who included members of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations.


An Army unit in cooperation with popular defense groups launched intensive artillery strikes against convoys of ISIS vehicles in Kalib al-Thawr and Tabarit al-Diba to the east of Salamiya city in Hama province.

A number of ISIS members were killed, others were injured and their ammo and vehicles were destroyed during the strikes.

The Army air force launched airstrikes against dens of “Jabhat al-Nusra” in Kafar Zita town, killing a number of terrorists and destroying an armored vehicle.

Samer al-Rajab, leader of a terrorist group, was identified among the dead.

Deir Ezzor

The army’s Air Force carried out a series of air strikes targeting ISIS terrorists in al-Jafra village, around 7km east of Deir Ezzor city, which resulted in the death of many terrorists and destroying vehicles equipped with machineguns and assorted weapons and ammo.

Other ISIS terrorists were killed and their vehicles were destroyed in a series of air strikes targeting their concentrations in Bu’kjaji farm in the surroundings of Deir Ezzor Airport.


Army units, in cooperation with popular defense groups, continued their military operations against ISIS terrorists in Hasaka, with army units clashing on Sunday night with terrorists who attempted to sneak from al-Nashwa al-Gharbia neighborhood to Habbo area in the southwestern outskirts of Hasaka city, according to local sources.

SANA’s correspondent said that army confronted the terrorists’ attack and forced them to retreat, and this came after two days of foiling terrorists’ attempts to attack army checkpoints in the vicinity of the Pediatrics Hospital, al-Nashwa al-Sharqia, and Dolab al-Awisi areas.

Meanwhile, local sources confirmed that military operations against ISIS are continuing in the southeast outskirts of Ghueran neighborhood, adding that 40 terrorists were killed in the neighborhood in addition to sustaining massive losses in their weapons and ammunition.

Sources in Hasaka confirmed the death of Hamuod al-Hardan, one of the terrorists in charge of logistics for ISIS in al-Shadadi city and the military leader of terrorist attacks in Ghueran neighborhood.

Army operations extended beyond Hasaka city’s neighborhoods into the countryside, particularly at the buildings between the Faculty of Economy in the direction of the Panorama, in addition to targeting ISIS supply lines in al-Shadadi and al-Milabia in the southern countryside.

Army destroys 15 ISIS terrorists’ vehicles with all terrorists on board

The army units destroyed 15 vehicles of ISIS terrorists in the southern countryside of the Province.

Field sources told SANA Monday night that army units bombarded a convoy of ISIS terrorists in al-Mailabiyeh village in the southern countryside of Hasaka Province.

The sources added that the army operations resulted in the demolishing of 15 vehicles with all terrorists on board, which were trying to support terrorist groups in al-Mailabiyeh village.

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