Militants attack Syrian villages with bombs, rockets
Massive explosions have reportedly ripped through two villages in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib as foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants detonated four cars rigged with explosives and fired 250 rockets at the villages.
On Friday, al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front militants and the members of allied terrorist outfits exploded four car bombs in al-Foua and Kefraya and launched 250 rockets at the villages, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
There were no immediate reports of casualties and the extent of the damage inflicted.
Meanwhile, Syrian army soldiers, backed by fighters from the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, have taken control of Nabou’ neighborhood in the strategic city of Zabadani, which is situated approximately 45 kilometers (27 miles) northwest of the capital, Damascus, following fierce clashes with Takfiri militants.
Syrian fighter jets also bombarded militant positions in several villages and regions across Latakia Province, killing a large number of terrorists in the airstrike.
Government forces also engaged a group of Daesh extremists near the army air force academy east of Aleppo, located 355 kilometers (220 miles) north of Damascus, killing a number of the terrorists.