Syrian Army Shells Terrorist Command Centers Near Jordan Border
“Our troops carried out concentrated strikes on terrorist groups and command posts on the outskirts of the city of Daraa. Terrorists suffered heavy losses in manpower and equipment; command centers were destroyed,” Brigadier General Ali Mayhoub said, Sputnik News reported.
The Syrian general added that a terrorists’ offensive in the province of Daraa was prevented.
Dozens of terrorists were eliminated after they had attempted to attack an airport in Deir Ezzur, Ali Mayhoub said.
“The defenders of the Deir Ezzur airport thwarted a terrorist attack on the eastern part of the airport. Dozens of militants were killed and 10 vehicles armed with machine-guns were destroyed,” Brigadier General Ali Mayhoub told reporters.
Moreover, the Syrian government forces have liberated villages in the provinces of Aleppo and Latakia, including near the Kuweiris airport.
The Syrian Armed Forces broke a more than two-year-long ISIL siege of the Kweiris airbase in the Aleppo province on Tuesday.
“After heavy fighting, our armed forces have liberated the Kuweiris airport and nearby populated areas; terrorists suffered heavy losses.”
Moreover, the Syrian army continued to advance in the Latakia province, the general said.
“The Syrian Air Forces have conducted 75 sorties and hit 150 terrorist targets, including command centers, in the north, center and the south of the country over the past two days,” he said.
“In particular, some 20 vehicles with ISIL terrorists were destroyed near Palmyra. Three ISIL command centers were destroyed to the Southwest of the Kuweiris airbase near Aleppo. Fifteen vehicles with terrorists in the Aleppo province and positions of the Nusra Front terrorist group were destroyed in the province of Hama,” the general concluded.