Army discovers hidden tanks and weapons in Eastern Qalamoun region

Damascus countryside, SANA- Units of Syrian Arab Army on Wednesday seized large numbers of heavy vehicles and amounts of ammunition and weapons during combing operations in Eastern Qalamoun region.

The seized amounts were hidden by terrorists of Jaish al-Islam and Jabhat al-Nusra within secret caches in al-Batra and al-Rhaiba Mountains to the northeast of al-Qutaifa area before they were evacuated to northern Syria.

A field commander told SANA that the uncovered amounts included tanks, rockets, mortar cannons, anti-armor missiles, machineguns, rifles, rocket shells, mortar rounds, RPG rounds and locally-made rocket launchers in addition to a robot which was used by terrorists to detonate explosive devices remotely.

The commander added that large amounts of Turkish and Saudi medicines and large quantities of nitrogen fertilizer used by terrorists in manufacturing IEDs and missiles were also seized.

Manal al-Frieh/Manal

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