Syrian Army Regains Town in Idleb, Strikes Terrorists in Other Provinces
The Syrian army and armed forces continued targeting terrorists in the various provinces, regaining control over the town of Ghanya in Jisr al-Shughour in Idleb coyntryside.
The army killed terrorists of ISIL in a special operation against one of their dens in Rahoum village in the eastern countryside of Homs province, according to a military source.
Units of the army eliminated several groups of terrorists in the villages of al-Madarja al-Sharqiyeh and al-Msheirfeh al-Janoubiyeh and in the hills surrounding Masaada village.
A machinegun-equipped armored vehicle was destroyed in Talet Um al-Rish, 80 km to the east of Homs city, leaving all terrorists onboard dead.
More terrorists, most of them from al-Nusra Front, were killed and others were injured during a special operation against their gatherings in the village of Shmeis al-Hayyat in Hassia area in the southwestern countryside of Homs near the Lebanese borders.
The army Air Force targeted a convoy of terrorists’ vehicles on the axis of Qlaydin-al-Inkawi in the northwestern countryside of the central Hama province, destroying six of the vehicles and leaving all terrorists onboard dead.
Army units tightened noose on terrorist groups in the towns of al-Mansoura, al-Sarmaniyah and al-Qahera in the northwestern countryside of Hama province, killing all of their members.
Units of the army and armed forces directly hit terrorist hideouts in the villages of Ramleh, Um Khan, Murabbaa al-Kabir, Murabbaa al-Salloum and Burj Sinah in southeastern Aleppo.
Dozens of terrorists were killed in the operations and their equipment was destroyed, a military source told SANA on Sunday.
Other army units targeted in special operation terrorist positions on the road between Khanaser village in Aleppo southern countryside and Abu al-Duhour town in the northeastern countryside of the neighboring Idleb province. A number of the terrorists’ vehicles with machine guns mounted on them were destroyed there.
To the west of al-Nairab airport, the army operations resulted in killing or injuring a number of terrorists and the destruction of several vehicles.
In Aleppo northern countryside, which is a main supply route for the terrorists to infiltrate and receive arms across the Turkish border, terrorists were targeted and suffered losses in the villages of Kafer Saghir and Dwair al-Zaitoun in Jabal Samaan area.
An army unit killed and injured a number of terrorists from al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations and destroyed a number of their machineguns-equipped vehicles in al-Mansoura village, 10km to the west of Aleppo city.
Several terrorist positions were also targeted in the neighborhoods of Bani Zaid, al-Sakhour, Hanano, Karm Jabal, Salah Eddin, Alliramoun and Bab al-Nairab in Aleppo city.
The Syrian army regained control over the town of Ghanya in Jisr al-Shughour city in the countryside of the northern Idleb province.
An army unit also killed all members of a terrorist group in an ambush around the National Hospital in Jisr al-Shughour.
Units of the army and armed forces carried out night raids against a number of military posts to which the armed terrorists groups had infiltrated at the surroundings of Jisr al-Shughour city in Idleb countryside, and the north western countryside of Hama, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment and pursuing those who fled.
Earlier Saturday, the army had redeployed units in the surroundings of Jisr al-Shughour to avoid any civilian casualties and fortified its defensive positions in the city’s vicinity, while it launched concentrated strikes against groups of terrorists and their supply routes in the city, killing and injuring scores of terrorists and destroying their weapons and equipment, in addition to destroying a convoy of terrorists’ vehicles coming across the Turkish border at al-Qeniyeh-al-Janoudiyeh axis in the countryside of the northern province.
The army targeted dens and gatherings of terrorists in Rasm al-Khawaled village in the northeastern countryside of Quneitra province, killing scores killed and their arms and ammunition destroyed.
More groups of terrorists were targeted in al-Hamidiyeh village to the west of Quneitra city, with many of them getting killed or injured.
Meanwhile, terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages the death of Ali al-Qab’ani, leader of the so-called “Al-Karama Brigade” of “Fajr al-Tawhid” terrorist group.
Earlier on Saturday, army units killed in special operations a number of terrorists and destroyed their weapons and ammunition near al-Hamidiyeh village, in addition to killing and injuring a number of terrorists from al-Nusra and other terrorist groups in al-Samadaniyeh al-Gharbiyeh village in the northeastern countryside of Quneitra.