Syrian Army Thwarts Fresh Terrorist Attack in Aleppo Countryside
Increasing numbers of terrorists and several of their vehicles were killed in continued operations carried out by the Syrian army against their positions in various areas involving airstrikes, state-run SANA news agency reported.
In Aleppo, sources told Al-Manar TV that a state of calm prevails at the frontsof Paschkoa and Hndarat in the northern countryside of the province, after the Syrian army repelled a major assault by armed groups on Tuesday.
The national military was also able to thwart the attack completely and seize a BMB vehicle and some ammunition.
A large number of terrorists were killed during the operation, and some of the bodies were left in the battlefield.
In Lattakia, 70 terrorists were killed during army operations that targeted their hideouts in the northern countryside of the coastal Lattakia province, according to a military source.
In Idleb, the army’s air force targeted gatherings of terrorists in Abu al-Duhour town, about 50 km southeast of Idleb city in northwestern Syria, killing a number of terrorists linked to the so-called “Jaish al-Fateh”, according to a military source.
A number of the terrorists’ vehicles were destroyed, the source told SANA.
Many terrorists were killed in army airstrikes in Ihsem and to the north of Maatram in the southwestern countryside of the province.
The source added that the army inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists of “Jaish al-Fateh” and al-Nusra Front as its air force targeted their hideouts and positions in Qarqour in southern Jisr al-Shughour.
In Quneitra, the army units destroyed a bulldozer and hideouts for terrorists in the villages of Bir Ajam, al-Hamidiyeh and Jabata al-Khashab in the countryside of the southern Quneitra province.
In Homs, vehicles for the terrorists of the so-called ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIL) takfiri group were destroyed in army air strikes to the east of Jazal oil field and to the north of al-Qaryatain village in the countryside of the central Homs province.
Syria has been grappling with a deadly crisis since March 2011. The violence fuelled by Takfiri groups has so far claimed the lives of over 230,000 people, according to reports. New figures show that over 76,000 people, including thousands of children, lost their lives in Syria last year.
Over 3.8 million Syrians have left their country since the beginning of the crisis. According to reports, more than seven million Syrians have become internally displaced.