Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Continues Offensives in Multiple Fronts
Tens of terrorists were killed and many more were wounded in the Syrian army’s military operations across Syria on Thursday.
A military source confirmed death of a number of Saudi nationals, who were joining the Takfiri terrorists to fight against president Bashar al-Assad’s government, in the countryside of the Syrian capital of Damascus.
“The Syrian army troops have killed 24 foreign fighters in the countryside of Damascus of Darayya overnight,” a military source said.
“We killed dozens of militants in 24 hours, including 24 foreigners who are mostly citizens of Saudi Arabia,” the source added.
The Syrian forces have recently managed to regain control of strategic regions in Damascus countryside after heavy clashes with the foreign-backed Takfiri terrorists.
The Syrian army took full control over Jack Corporation and al-Sammadi crossroad in Harasta, Damascus countryside, and cut off the terrorists’ most important supply routes, killing 80 Jaish al-Islam members in the Thursday clashes.
A unit of military engineering unit combed the area close to the international highway and dismantled explosives planted by terrorists to secure the highway in Harasta area completely before reopening it to public trafficking.
Army sources said over 80 Jeish al-Islam terrorists were killed and tens of others were injured in the surrounding area of al-Aman Bellah gas station, farms and quarries area.
Another army unit carried out operations against terrorists’ positions and hideouts in Jobar and Zamalka neighborhoods, killing scores of militants.
The Syrian warplanes launched a large-scale attack on the ISIL Takfiri terrorist positions in the central province of Homs on Thursday, inflicting heavy losses on militants.
A large number of the militants were killed or wounded and their military equipment and vehicles were destroyed in the Syrian Air Force’s attacks on the Takfiri terrorist group’s positions in Maheen and al-Qaraytain in the countryside of the Homs province.
According to battlefield source, government soldiers along with tribesmen fighters are advancing from al-Bayda village towards al-Hazm al-Awsat area in Homs countryside.
The Syrian army, backed up by massive air support, continued to tighten noose on the Takfiri militants in Aleppo province on Thursday, inflicting heavy casualties on the terrorists.
The army destroyed ISIL positions, weapons and ammunition and vehicles in an area in the vicinity of the Air Force Academy.
The army troops also killed and injured a group of terrorists from the al-Nusra Front and other affiliated groups in the villages of Berneh, Tal Haddiyeh, Doulamah and Khan Touman in the Southwestern countryside of Aleppo. Tens of the militants’ machinegun-equipped vehicles were also destroyed.
The army, backed up by the Syrian airstrikes, destroyed positions of Takfiri terrorists in the neighborhoods of al-Rashideen 4, al- Sheikh Khuder, Salah Eddin, al-sheikh Said and Bustan al-Qaser.
The Syrian army foiled a car bomb attack in the Eastern countryside of Hasaka on Thursday.
The Syrian forces safely detonated an ISIL car bomb on Hasaka-al-Houl road in the Eastern countryside of Hasaka.
The Syrian army launched a hunting operation in Deir Ezzur on Thursday to mop up a key region from the ISIL terrorists.
Informed sources said the army targeted ISIL terrorists in al-Jubaila in Deir Ezzur, killing tens of them on Thursday.
Militants’ arms and one of their vehicles which was equipped with a 23 mm caliber machinegun were also destroyed in the operations.
The Syrian army foiled an ISIL attack on Deir Ezzur Military Airport on Thursday, and killed a group of the Takfiri militants.
Field sources said the army troops positioned in Deir Ezzur Military Airport destroyed an ISIL booby-trapped vehicle while it was trying to move towards the airport, killing a number of the terrorists and injuring others.
The Syrian army and National Defense forces, backed by Russian warplanes, liberated several villages in the coastal Province of Lattakia from the control of the terrorists.
The Syrian forces took full control over the villages of Mafraq Beit Abu Reesha, Khirbat Jubb Al-Za’rour and Khandaq Al-Khamou in Lattakia.
A large group of Takfiri terrorists were killed and their vehicle, weapons and ammunition were destroyed in the operations.