Syrian Airstrikes Kill over 140 ISIL Terrorists in Raqqa
Syrian fighter jets hit the ISIL positions in Raqqa province, killing at least 140 terrorists, a military source said.
A senior Syrian military commander, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that more than 140 ISIL terrorists were killed in Raqqa on Tuesday, after the Syrian warplanes heavily targeted their sites, FNA reported.
“The Syrian air force has killed at least 140 ISIL elements in an air raid that targeted Tabaqa airbase in the province of Raqqa, located North of Syria,” the source said.
In Daraa, the Syrian Army units killed 30 terrorists from al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, Nusra Front, and destroyed an armored vehicle with terrorists on board near al-Faqie checkpoint and in al-Farouq farm and Mleihet al-Atash in the countryside of the southern Daraa province, according to a military source.
More Nusra terrorists were killed to south of al-Karak prison in Daraa al-Balad in Daraa city and in western Atman town in the countryside.
In the southern province of Sweida, an army unit carried out strikes against dens and hideouts of ISIL in the countryside of the province.
The strikes left scores of ISIL terrorists dead and others injured in Rajm al-Dawleh village in the northeastern countryside of the province.
Arms and various types of ammunition used by the terrorists were destroyed.
In Damascus countryside province, units of army and the armed forces killed terrorists from al-Nusra including a sniper and destroyed their arms in al-Huseinyia village and Khan al-Sheih farms in the south western side of the province.
Meanwhile, a unit of army killed a number of terrorists including a sniper and destroyed a heavy machine gun, arms and ammunition in al-Huseinyia village to the south of Khan al-Sheih.
The source added that a unit of army destroyed a den for al-Nusra with its arms and ammunition and killed a number of terrorists and injured others in Khan al-Sheih farms.
In the northern countryside of the coastal province of Latakia, army units destroyed terrorists’ vehicles- equipped with heavy machineguns- and mortar launchers in al-Eido village, Kensabba town and al-Noubeh Mountain. A number of al-Nusra terrorists were killed in the process.
In the neighboring province of Idleb, an army unit destroyed a den for al-Nusra terrorist organization in the area of al-Maqal’e to the north of Tal al-Mintar in Jisr al- Shughour city in the countryside of the province, killing all the terrorists inside it.