Syrian Army Restores Eastern Aleppo Town, Claims Terrorists in Hama, Idleb
The Syrian army continued fighting terrorism on Thursday, killing scores of gunmen, injuring others and destroying their vehicles in different areas of the country, state-run SANA news agency reported.
In Aleppo, army units, in cooperation with the allied military forces, restored security to Balouzeh village in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province, a military source said.
All positions of the so-called ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIL) takfiri group were destroyed in the village, which is located in al-Sfeireh area.
In the meantime, army units targeted gatherings of ISIL terrorists and destroyed their machinegun-equipped vehicles during operations in Jeb al-Safa village and al-Bab city in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo.
Gatherings of terrorists were also targeted in Tal Mseibin village in the northern countryside of the province and others’ positions and fortifications in Haiyan town.
An army unit inflicted heavy losses upon terrorist organizations and destroyed their weapons and ammunition in the surroundings of the Scientific Research Center, west of Aleppo city.
Inside the city, another army unit destroyed positions for al-Nusra Front and other terrorist organizations in Bani zaid neighborhood.
In Idleb, an army unit killed 19 al-Nusra terrorists and injured 53 others after targeting their gatherings in al-Tamane’a in the southern countryside of Idleb province, a military source told SANA Thursday.
The army also destroyed 3 heavy machinegun-equipped vehicles and a car loaded with mortar shells affiliated to al-Nusra Front terrorist organization.
Meanwhile, a field source told SANA that an army unit destroyed a Al-Nusra position in Kafer Takharim town, 30 km northwest of Idleb city.
Terrorist Abdel Karim al-Shihab, the self-claimed leader of the so-called al-Furqan Battalion at Ahrar al-Sham movement was killed and terrorists Mohammad al-Ali, Karim al-Shaowa, Abdullah al-Shaowa were injured due to the explosion of an explosive device targeting their car near Saraqeb bridge in the southeastern countryside of the province, according to the field source.
In the northern countryside of the Hama central province, a field source said that army units destroyed the so-called “Jund al-Aqsa” terrorist organization position in Murek and another for the so-called “Islamic Union of Ajnad al-sham” at the surroundings of al-Sayyad town.
Other army units killed 7 terrorists and injured 6 others after targeting their gatherings in the villages of Skeik and Atshan and destroyed a car and a rocket launcher pad in the village of Lahaya.
The army units also killed 4 terrorists and destroyed a heavy-machinegun-equipped vehicle in the village of Ma’arkabeh.
In the eastern countryside of the province, an army unit inflicted heavy losses upon ISIL terrorists in personnel and equipment in the army operations against their positions and fortifications in the village of al-Sea’n, in the countryside of al-Salamiyeh.