Army expands control around oil field in Homs, continues targeting terrorists in various areas

Provinces, SANA – Army units continued operations against terrorists’ positions, stepping them up in various areas where they are expanding their control and pushing terrorists back.


Army units, aided by the popular defense groups, expanded control in the surroundings of Jazal oil field to the north-west of Palmyra city in the eastern countryside of the central Homs province, a military source told SANA.

The source confirmed that a large number of ISIS terrorists were killed and their weapons were destroyed in the area where the oil field has been facing repeated attacks by ISIS that were foiled by the army.

In the meantime, army units and the popular defense groups repelled an ISIS attack on the villages of Jeb al-Jarrah, Maksar al-Hosan and Toloul al-Hawa, 60 km to the east of Homs city, killing and injuring a number of them, while the rest fled towards al-Badiya desert.

Army unit destroyed an armored vehicle and others equipped with heavy machineguns with ISIS terrorist on board in Jeb al-Jarrah area, according to the source.

In the northern countryside of Homs province, an army unit killed a number of Jabhat al-Nusra-linked terrorists in operations against their hideouts in al-Deek area to the north of Jabbourin village.

Damascus Countryside

An army unit destroyed terrorists’ hideouts and vehicles in Joubar neighborhood and Zamalka town in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus Countryside Province.

Another army unit, in cooperation with the Lebanese resistance, established control over the Strategic point of Wadi al-Maghara in al-Jarajeer barrens in al-Qalamoun after eliminating the last of ISIS terrorists’ gatherings in it.

This area was being used by ISIS terrorists as a crossing point to smuggle weapons, ammo, and mercenaries from the town of Ersal in Lebanon into Syria.


In southern Syria, an army unit targeted positions of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the vicinity of al-Toloul al-Homr and al-Hamidiyeh village in the countryside of Quneitra province.


An army unit on Wednesday killed a number of terrorists and destroyed two of their vehicles which were loaded with weapons and ammo in an operation targeting terrorists’ dens in the town of Kharab al-Shahm northwest of Daraa city.

Another army unit destroyed an arms and ammunition dump for Takfiri terrorist organizations affiliated with Jabhet al-Nusra in the town of Tal Shihab, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others, while other army units killed and injured a number of terrorists and destroyed their vehicles, some of which were equipped with heavy machineguns, in the towns of al-Yadouda and Dawwar al-Mzairib near the Jordanian borders.

Another army unit killed many terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations and destroyed two mortar launchers, weapons, and ammunition in al-Noeima town in the eastern countryside of the province.

Later, army units carried out strikes against Terrorists’ dens in Daraa al-Balad and al-Na’ima, killing a number of terrorists and eliminating others, who were trying to sneak into the twon of Khirbit Gazala, in Daraa province countryside.

The army also targeted terrorists’ dens in Attman town where many terrorists were killed and others were injured, in addition to destroying their weapons and ammunition.

In the province’s northeastern countryside, army units carried out precise operations targeting concentrations of terrorists from Jabhet al-Nsura and other terrorist groups in the surroundings of Khirbet Ghazaleh town and Izra’a city, killing man terrorists and destroying their arms and ammo.

In Daraa al-Balad, an army unit carried out a precise operation which left many terrorists dead or injured and destroyed their vehicles and makeshift cannons of the type referred to by the terrorists as “hell cannons” on the road between Gharaz and al-Nazihin Camp and al-Sad road.


An army unit destroyed vehicles and hideouts for ISIS terrorists in al-Qasr village in the northeastern countryside of the southern Sweida province.


An army unit targeted gatherings of ISIS terrorists in the surroundings of al -Houl town, 30 km to east of Hasaka city in northeastern Syria, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others, a source in Hasaka province told SANA reporter.

The army unit hit a training camp for ISIS in al-Houl town, inflicting losses in personnel and equipment.

Another army unit killed a number of ISIS terrorists as it targeted their gatherings and supply routes across the Iraqi borders in Um Hjeira village in the southeastern countryside of the province.

Deir Ezzor

The army air force targeted ISIS hideouts in al-Mrei’iyeh and Albu-Omar in the countryside of the eastern Deir Ezzor province, leaving a number of ISIS terrorists dead and destroying their weapons and ammunition.


Meanwhile, in the coastal province of Lattakiya countryside, an army and armed forces unit, supported by Air force and popular defence groups, killed a number of terrorists FROM Jabhat al-Nusra and other Takfiri organisations
affiliated to the regime of Butcher Erdogan in the province.

An army unit destroyed a terrorists’ training camp in Eido village in the northern countryside of Lattakiya, killing and injuring many of them.

Meanwhile, Army Air force carried out strikes against hideouts of Jabhet al-Nusra in Kinsaba, Shalaf, Wadi Bassour, Wadi Salma and al-Hamrat in the northern countryside of Lattakia.

The strikes resulted in killing scores of terrorists and injuring many others, some of them non- Syrians, in addition to the destruction of dozens of vehicles with all ammo and weapons,

The terrorist known as “Abu Abdullah al-Kwaiti” leader of the so called” Liwa al-Islam” in  Lattakia countryside,and Hayan al-Imarati the leader of “Ahrar al-Sham brigades” were  identified among the dead.

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