Provinces, SANA – The army operations going on in various areas and provinces are resulting in more deaths within the terrorist organization’s ranks, with the army units striking hard on terrorists’ positions, destroying also their heavy armaments and equipment, as Russia ramped up the military campaign against ISIS positions in the country.
A military source confirmed that ISIS had suffered heavy losses in missile strikes launched by Russia’s naval fleet in the Caspian Sea against 11 of its positions in Syria.
The Russian navy fired a total of 26 Caliber missiles against 11 positions for ISIS in al-Raqqa, Aleppo and Idleb provinces.
According to the source, the raids resulted in the destruction of a workshop for making explosive devices, command centers, arms and ammunition depots, fuel storehouses and training centers.
The source said the Russian Air Force, in cooperation with the Syrian Air Force, conducted strikes against ISIS targets in Deir Hafer and al-Bab in the countryside of the northern Aleppo province, leaving many terrorists dead.
40 Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed and 65 others were injured as an army unit targeted one of their hideouts in al-Shaqif area on the northern outskirts of Aleppo city.
A rocket launcher and a cannon were destroyed in the operation.
In the meantime, the army’s air force destroyed 8 vehicles carrying terrorists, weapons and ammunition on Hareitan-al-Lairamoun road and 3 other vehicles at al-Castello-Youth Housing axis.
The source added that army units targeted terrorists’ positions in the neighborhoods of Salah-Eddin, Bani zaid, Bustan al-Basha, al-Rashidin4, al-Sheikh Khodr, Karm al-Trab in Aleppo city, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment.
Another army unit carried out precise operations against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the surroundings of the scientific Research Center and al-Mansoura village in the northern countryside of the province, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their weapons, ammunition and vehicles equipped with machine guns.
Meanwhile, terrorist organizations’ vehicles and supply routes across Turkey were targeted in Andan and Hareitan towns and al-Naseriyeh village in the northern countryside of Aleppo.
In the eastern countryside, the army units targeted ISIS terrorists’ positions in the villages and towns of Kweiris Gharbi, Deir Hafer, Jib al-Safa, al-Sheikh Ahmad, Erbid, al-Jadideh, al-Jabboul, Tal Establ, Tal al-Naam, al-Tibeh and in the surroundings of the Air Force Academy.
Amounts of munitions and several vehicles equipped with machine guns were destroyed in the course of operations.
A number of terrorists were killed and injured and their weapons and ammunition were destroyed in an army operation against their hideouts in the village of al-Ameriyeh in the southern countryside.
Army units killed terrorists of the so-called “Islam Army”, “Ajnad al-Sham Islamic Union” and “Al-Rahman Legion” in the farms and villages of Eastern Ghouta.
Field sources told SANA on Tuesday that an army unit destroyed three vehicles, one equipped with a heavy machine-gun, for Ajnad al-Sham Islamic Union” in Zibdin village, killing many of terrorists.
The Saudi terrorist Jazza al-Shommari and the terrorists Zuhair al-Durra, Mohammad Diqmaq, Aziz al-Dalati, Nidal Dabbas and Ahmad Obeido were identified among the dead.
The sources pointed out that three pickups were destroyed and the terrorists Jihad Shashit, Marwan Sokkariyeh, Nader Taha, Jamil al-Naasan, Fouad Kouka and Naeem al-Makari were killed during army operations against “Islam Army” positions in Saqba town.
Other terrorists from the same group were killed in operations in Erbin town, including the terrorist Abdul-Yassin Tab.
In Mesraba village to the south of Douma city, sources said that an army unit destroyed dens of “Al-Rahman Legion” terrorist organization, killing many of its members, including the Iraqi Moustafa Nouri al-Saadoun, Ghassan al-Mofti, Faissal al-Shaar, Ayman al-Rawasi and Abdul-Jalil Kharouf.
The sources confirmed the death of the terrorists Ayman Dibbane, Mostafa Zabadne, Ali al-Doumani, Asaad al-Semadi and Adib Mayyaseh from the so-called “Liwa Fajer al-Ummah” organization in a hit on one of their hideouts to the south of al-Hassan Mosque in Harasta.
On the western outskirts of Douma city, army units intensified strikes against dens of “Islam Army” terrorists, killing many of them including the terrorists Samer al-Gharbi, Ibrahim Jarada and Abdul-Razzaq al-Dali. Vehicles were also destroyed in the operations.
An army unit destroyed 10 SUV vehicles transporting terrorists, weapons and ammunition in Khirbet al-Ambashi area in Badiya (desert) in Sweida province after they crossed in coming from the Jordanian borders, SANA reporter said.
An army unit destroyed a mortar launcher, weapons and ammunition during operations against terrorists’ gatherings in Busra al-Sham city to the southeast of Daraa city.
The Army killed many terrorists and injured many others during accurate operations against their dens and gatherings southeast of Kaddah Building in Daraa al-Mahatta.
Army units also launched concentrated strikes against hideouts of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations to the southeast of Syriatel Building in Daraa al-Balad, causing the destruction of a den for terrorists.
A number of terrorists were killed, others were injured and their weapons and ammo were destroyed during an army unit’s operations against their dens in al-Gharia al-Gharbia village and the area surrounding Kherbit Ghazala in the northeast countryside of Daraa.
Army units in cooperation with popular defense groups destroyed vehicles for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists, some of which were equipped with machine guns in the northern countryside of Quneitra.
Field sources told SANA correspondent that a unit of army destroyed 14.5 mm machine gun and killed a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists who had infiltrated to the area surrounding Harfa village and Mashati Hadar.
Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists targeted Harfa village with more than 20 rocket and mortar shells that caused material damage to civilians’ properties and houses.
A unit of army in cooperation with popular defense groups destroyed vehicle, some of them equipped with machine guns for terrorist organizations and left scores of terrorists dead or injured during concentrated operations against their gatherings in the surrounding of Khan Arnabeh town, Jubata al-Khashab , Tranjeh and Ofania.
Meanwhile, terrorist organizations acknowledged that nine of their members were killed in the northern countryside of Quneitra including the the military commander of Ahmad al-Omar Brigade and the leader of Saif al-Islam battalion.
The army’s air force destroyed vehicles for ISIS terrorists and killed a number of them in air strikes on their positions in the surroundings of al-Shaer oil field and in northern al-Qaryatain village in Homs province.
Units of the army also destroyed dens for ISIS terrorists and killed many of them in Um Sahrij and al-Msherfeh in Job al-Jarah in Homs eastern countryside.
Army units directed intensive strikes against gatherings and dens of ISIS terrorists in Hasaka countryside.
A source in the province told SANA correspondent that an army unit clashed with ISIS terrorists who attempted to attack a military post in Tal Mabt 17 kilometers to the east of Hasaka city.
A vehicle was damaged, three terrorists were killed, and three others were injured, while the rest fled away during the clashes.
Heavy losses were inflicted upon ISIS terrorists during strikes against their gatherings in Tal Baroud village to the south of Abdul-Aziz Mountain west of Hasaka city, according to the source.