Authorities uncover stolen medical equipment and arms in southern Damascus

Damascus, SANA- Authorities on Monday uncovered medical equipment, weapons, communication devices, lathes and vehicles in the towns of Yalda, Babila and Beit Sahem in southern Damascus.

SANA’s reporter said that ammunition caches and a number of stolen vehicles were discovered by the army during its sweeping operations in the towns of Beit Sahem, Babila and Yalda.

Locally-made rocket shells, mortar rounds, RPG rounds, bombs, communication devices were among the discovered, in addition to large amounts of fertilizers used for manufacturing explosive substances and a number of fire cylinders stuffed with primed explosives, said the reporter.

The reporter added that automatic rifles, machineguns, some of which are western made, were also among the discovered arms, as well as equipment used for the manufacture of ammunition and missiles, including lathes, mostly modern and mechanical cutting machines and electricity-generating engines to operate tunneling equipment.

Stolen medical equipment used by terrorists in their field hospitals was also found in the area.

Manar al-Frieh/Manal

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