Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Destroys Terrorists’ Positions in Aleppo Countryside
The Syrian army destroyed the strongholds of the foreign-backed terrorists in Aleppo countryside in the Northern parts of the country.
The Syrian troops killed tens of Takfiri terrorists and injured dozens more in several clashes near the Air Force academy, Shaar, Ashrafiya, Bany Zaid, Malah Farms, Sheikh Said, Sheikh Lutfi and Salah al-Din in Aleppo province.
Also in the past 24 hours, Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) liberated two villages near Syria’s Northern border town of Kobani from the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group.
Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) took the control of Arna and Hadid Southwest of the town following fierce clashes with the ISIL terrorists.
Fresh clashes also broke out between the two sides on the Aleppo-Hasakah road following the ISIL attack on the villages.
Kurdish fighters seized Kobani, known in Arabic as Ain al-Arab, on the border with Turkey on January 26. Since then battles have continued to recapture some 350 nearby villages near the town.
Elsewhere, the Syrian Armed Forces stormed the ISIL terrorists’ positions in the Eastern parts of al-Sweida province, and killed tens of the fighters, sources in the Southern province said.
The sources said that the ISIL terrorists’ strongholds in the nearby areas of al-Rashidah village were stormed by the Syrian army troops, which resulted in the killing and wounding of several terrorists.
The sources added that terrorists’ vehicles equipped with machineguns were also destroyed in the army men’s operations.
Meantime, the Syrian Army repelled massive offensives of the al-Nusra Front terrorists in the Southern province of Dara’a, and killed dozens of them, provincial sources said.
The sources said that the Syrian army men defended their positions against the terrorists of al-Nusra Front in the surrounding areas of Khirbat Ghazala village in the Northeastern countryside of Dara’a, and killed tens of the fighters who had flocked to the abovementioned village from Dael Town.
The army also foiled an attempt by a terrorist group to attack a military point in al-Hirak town, 30 km to the Northeast, and killed most of the group’s members.
The army destroyed a convoy of the terrorists’ vehicles between the village of Um al-Awsaj and al-Harra city.
Also, the Syrian Armed Forces advanced against the terrorist groups in the Northern battlefields of the Central city of Homs, and killed several fighters in their operations, informed sources said.
The sources told the FNA that various terrorist groups, including al-Nusra Front, Jeish al-Tawhid, Homs Legion, Ahl al-Suna va Jamaa, Ajnad al-Homs and Ahrar al-Sham Movement took part in fight against the Syrian army in the nearby areas of Kafer Laha village in al-Houla near Homs city.
The sources said that the army pushed back the terrorists from the battlefields and killed dozens of them.
Elsewhere, the Syrian Army, in fresh operations to cut terrorists’ supply route in the costal province of Lattakia, targeted a long line of the terrorists’ vehicles, and destroyed most of them, military sources said.
The sources told the FNA that the Syrian army’s operations against the strongholds and supply routes of the terrorists of Ahrar al-Sham and al-Nusra Front near villages of Samfouka, Jub al-Ahmar, Rwieset Khandaq al-Seterk, al-Mogheiria and Tertyah in the Northern parts of the province resulted in the killing of tens of terrorists, and explosion of their vehicles. T
Also, the Syrian army backed by Hezbollah fighters regained control of the biggest military base of the Al-Nusra Front Takfiri terrorist group in Al-Qalamoun region in Damascus countryside.
The Sahla al-Moaysara military base, which was the biggest stronghold of Al-Nusra Front, was captured in Al-Jibbeh area in Al-Qalamoun.
The Northern Qarna al-Moaysara hill overlooking the military base was also purged of Al-Nusra terrorists.
The Syrian troops and Hezbollah fighters also took back Aqaba Um al-Rakab, Al-Dorat hill, Qarneh Rezq and Shams hill in the nearby areas.
Cooperation between the Syrian army and the Lebanese Hezbollah over the past days has resulted in the liberation of more than 20 border areas between Lebanon and Syria from terrorists’ control.
The Syrian troops and Hezbollah fighters in a series of operations which started near the Al-Qalamoun mountainous region near the Lebanese border regained control of many strategic areas, including Assal al-Ward.
Tens of Takfiri terrorists, specially members of the Al-Nusra Front, were killed in heavy clashes with Syrian troops and Hezbollah fighters.
The Syrian army also destroyed tens of vehicles of the Al-Nusra Front in the clashes.