The Syrian army and air force continue fighting terrorists in different areas

Provinces, SANA, The Syrian army and air force continued their fighting against terrorist organizations in different areas of the country, killing scores of terrorists and destroying their hideouts.

The Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday the Russian Air Force bombed 63 ISIS positions during the last 24 hours in Hama, Lattakia, Idleb and Raqqa.


The Syrian Arab Army’s Air Force targeted in intensive strikes ISIS terrorists’ dens and supply routes in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province.

A military source told SANA that the airstrikes resulted in destroying fortified sites for ISIS and targeted their movements in the towns and villages of Qseir al-Ward, al-Baqjiyeh, south of al-Nasriyeh, Jeb al-Safa, al-Sheikh Ahmad, Tal al-Ne’am, Tal Istabl, al-Salhiyeh, al-Hwaijeeneh, al-Jaboul and Tal Sab’een.

Later, the source said that army operations resulted in destroying terrorists’ hotbeds in al-Rashidin 4 and Bani Zeid neighborhoods, al-Lairamoun, and al-Castello road in Aleppo city.

The army forces defending the Air Force Academy destroyed vehicles used by ISIS terrorists in the Academy’s surroundings on the highway leading to Raqqa.

Other army units carried out concentrated operations targeting ISIS hideouts and movements in Sbaiha village and the surroundings of al-Safira city in the province’s southeastern countryside, which left a number of terrorists dead.

The army also eliminated a number of terrorists, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization, and destroyed some of their machinegun-equipped vehicles in the surroundings of the Scientific Research Center in the western countryside, while many terrorists were killed in army operations in al-Mallah area in the northern countryside.


In the central province of Homs, the Syrian army air force morning conducted a number of airstrikes targeting dens and positions of the ISIS terrorist organization in the eastern countryside.

The air force carried out a number of airstrikes based on accurate intelligence information about the movements and
positions of ISIS terrorists in al-Qaryatain village, 85 km to the east of Homs City.

A number of machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed in the strikes with all the arms and ammunition inside them.

The army air force also carried out airstrikes against dens and hotbeds of the ISIS terrorists in Jibab Hamad village, 70 km to the east of Homs city, destroying a number of varied machinegun- equipped vehicles and an amount of arms and

Meanwhile, heavy losses were inflicted upon the ISIS extremist organization in personnel and equipment in airstrikes carried out by the army air force against their dens and vehicles in al- Tafha village, 70 km to the east of Homs City.

A unit of army carried out special operations against dens and gatherings of ISIS terrorists which resulted in killing a number of terrorists in Rahoum village, the largest gathering of the organization in the far eastern countryside of Homs near al-Raqqa.

A vehicle for ISIS terrorists with all arms and ammunition on board was destroyed between Hawareen and al-Hadath villages in the south eastern countryside of Homs.

Later, a military source said the Syrian Air Force carried out airstrikes ISIS sites and concentrations in Palmyra (Tadmur) city, the surroundings of al-Qaryatain, and al-Zakara valley in the eastern countryside, which resulted in the death of many terrorists and the destruction of a number of their vehicles and weapons.

In the northern countryside of Homs, continued army operations against dens of terrorists under the leadership of Jabhat al-Nusra in Abu al-Sanabel hill and the area surrounding al-Rastan and Talbeeseh left a number of terrorists dead and a bulldozer, arms and ammunition were destroyed for them.

An army unit killed 3 terrorists and injured 5 others in Kafr Laha village in al-Houla area in Homs countryside.


The army established control on Skeik town in Hama northern countryside after eliminating a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists.

The army’s air force killed terrorists in Latmin, Lahaya, al-Latamneh and Kafr Naboudah in Hama countryside.

A military source affirmed that the terrorist organizations have been inflicted heavy losses in personnel and equipment in the wide land military operation carried out by the Army under a support of the Russian air force and in cooperation with the Syrian air force in Hama northern countryside.

The destroyed 20 vehicles loaded with ammunition in Tal Skik in the northern countryside of Hama.

The source added that a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed in the surrounding areas.

Army units were able to enter Atashan town in Hama northern countryside and killed scores of terrorists and destroyed their weaponry and munitions, including vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns and mortars.

A field officer told SANA reporter that a number of terrorists along with advanced weaponry were seized in the process.

Meanwhile, field sources told SANA that the army units also inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists in its artillery on their dens in Tal Wasit and al-Zyarah villages in addition to al-Mansoura town in which the army have achieved great progress.


The army’s Air Force conducted airstrikes against terrorists’ positions in Kitf al-Ghadr, al-Mallouha, al-Ghuneima and Rweiset Khandaq Khamou in the northeastern countryside of Lattakia province.

Numbers of the terrorists were killed and several of their vehicles and equipment were destroyed in the airstrikes.

Army units also destroyed 7 of the terrorists’ vehicles in Rabiaa area, that were heading to al-Khadra village, killing a number of Chechen terrorists.

The Air Force carried out airstrikes on terrorists’ hideouts in the surroundings of Salma town 48km northeast of Lattakia city, which resulted in destroying them completely and eliminating many terrorists, in addition to destroying more terrorists’ hideouts in Ruwaiset al-Tawila and Ruwaiset al-Qessis in the northern mountains of the province’s countryside.

Sources on the ground told SANA’s correspondent that the terrorists’ vehicles that were destroyed were headed towards al-Khadra village, and that Mansour Khuwaildi, Hazem Adiri, and Abi Salama Qassem Safi from Iraq were identified among the terrorists that were killed.


The army’s air force destroyed dens for terrorist organizations in al-Tamana’a, Khan Sheikhoun and al-Habeit in Idleb countryside, killing scores of terrorists and destroying a number of their vehicles.


An army unit targeted terrorists’ movements and positions in Tal al-Sheikh Hussien and Tuloul Khleif area in the eastern countryside of the southern Daraa province.

All members of a terrorist group were killed or injured, and their vehicle was destroyed.

Six vehicles were damaged in a precise army operation against terrorists positioned in Daraa al- Balad neighborhood in Daraa city.

Later on Sunday afternoon, an army unit killed and injured all the members of a terrorist group in al-Abazid neighborhood in Daraa al-Balad.

Another Army unit killed a number of terrorists and destroyed their weapons to the south of Syriatel Building in al-Manshia neighborhood.

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