Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Continues Advances in Multiple Fronts
The army hit the militants’ positions in Lattakia, Aleppo, Dara’a, Damascus, Hama and Homs provinces over the past 24 hours.
Tens of terrorists were killed and many more were wounded in the Syrian army’s military operations across Syria on Thursday.
The Syrian Army continued to push the militant groups back from more territories in Lattakia province, taking back another village on the Western side of the recently captured town of Salma on Thursday.
The Syrian Army and popular forces continued to advance against the Takfiri terrorists in Northern Lattakia and pushed the terrorists back from Al-Ghanimeh village after their defense lines came under massive attack.
Battlefield sources said a number of militants were killed or wounded during the government forces’ operation.
The Syrian army troops continued to pound the militant groups’ strongholds in different parts of the Northern province of Aleppo on Thursday, inflicting heavy damage and casualties on them.
The Syrian army forces targeted positions of ISIL in al-Sbeihiyeh village in Aleppo province, where three vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns were destroyed, and scores of Takfiri terrorists were killed.
Also, several gatherings of al-Nusra-linked terrorist groups were targeted in al-Sheik Lutfi village and al-Rashidin area in the Southern outskirts of Aleppo city.
Four vehicles and several hideouts of terrorists along with arms and ammunition inside were destroyed.
Also on Thursday, an army unit carried out precise striking operations, targeting gathering centers of Takfiri terrorists in Bustan al-Basha neighborhood in Aleppo.
During the operations, three sites containing large amounts of arms and ammunition were shattered.
The Syrian government forces targeted Takfiri militants’ positions in Dara’a province, killing and injuring scores of them.
Syrian forces targeted concentration centers of the militants in Dara’a al-Balad area in Dara’a province, killing and injuring dozens of terrorists and destroying their weapons.
A group of terrorists were also killed and wounded on the road of al-Sadd and their vehicles were destroyed North of Wadi al-Zaidi district.
A hideout and a vehicle loaded with arms and ammunition were also destroyed in army operations on the hideouts of al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations in al-Karak al-Sharqi town.
150 Takfiri terrorists laid down arms and turned themselves in to the Syrian army in Damascus province, officials announced on Thursday.
“150 wanted militants in al-Qadam area in Damascus gave up fighting and surrendered to the army,” a Syrian official said.
Also last Thursday, tens of wanted militants turned themselves in to the Syrian authorities as government troops continue to gain ground across the Arab country.
Some 42 wanted militants from Damascus, Damascus countryside, Tartous, Quneitra and Dara’a turned themselves in to the authorities on Thursday.
The Syrian army and popular forces’ special operations in the Northwestern battlefronts of the province of Hama near the German camp claimed the lives of 12 terrorists.
The Syrian army units killed 12 Takfiri terrorists and destroyed one of their armored vehicles between the German Camp and al-Sarmaniya in Hama’s Northwestern countryside, a military source said on Thursday.
The Syrian Army and popular forces continued retaking the ISIL-controlled areas across the Central province of Homs, cutting off terrorists’ supply routes.
“The Syrian army units and the popular defense groups established control over a number of strategic hills and heights, including Thaniet Rashed, in the Eastern side of Homs province,” a field source said on Thursday.
They also cut off the ISIL terrorists’ supply routes from al-Mahasseh to al- Quaryatayn, he added.
The Syrian Air Force has also been pounding the militant groups’ gathering centers heavily across the Central province in recent week to weaken them as much as possible.