Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Destroys Military Hardware, Arms Depot of Militants in Aleppo Province
Scores of terrorists were killed and many more were injured in fierce clashes with the Syrian army and popular forces in Northern Aleppo.
The Syrian army and popular forces also continued its military gains in other key provinces across the Arab country.
The Syrian Army announced that its forces engaged in heavy fighting with the militant groups in three neighborhoods of the Northern city of Aleppo and inflicted major losses on the terrorists.
“The militant groups’ strongholds in the neighborhoods of al-Sheikh Saeed, al-Salihin and Bani Zeid came under attacks of the Syrian army, which not only left several militants killed or wounded but destroyed their military hardware and ammunition,” the army said.
Meantime, at least 45 militants were killed and many more were injured in the Syrian warplanes’ attacks in the Northern parts of Aleppo province.
The militant groups’ defense lines near the villages of Um Dimneh, Jubb Ghabsheh and Jubb al-Kalb near the Northern city of al-Bab were massively bombed by the Syrian fighter jets, which inflicted a heavy death toll on the terrorists.
Also, the Syrian bombers attacked gathering centers and hideouts of the militant groups in the surroundings of Baideen, Bab al-Nairab and al-Shqaif at the Northern countryside of Aleppo city.
In the meantime, the ISIL strongholds near Abu Henna hill, As Sin, Zanoura, Maksour hill, Ein al-Jahesh, al-Hatabat hill, Jubb al-Safa and near the thermal power station in the Eastern part of Aleppo province were hit hard by the Syrian air force, which ended in destruction of the militants’ military grid, and the killed or wounding of the group’s members.
The al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front’s military grid was heavily destroyed in the Syrian fighter jets’ raids in the Northern and Northwestern parts of Hama province.
The Syrian warplanes carried out several sorties over the Nusra sites near the town of Morek in the Northern part of Hama, and targeted the sites which inflicted major damage on the militants’ machinegun-equipped vehicles, weapons and ammunition.
In the meantime, the Syrian fighter jets hit the Takfiri militants’ position and logistic movements hard in Lahaya, Atshan, Maarkaba and Kafr Naboudah in the Northern and Northwestern parts of Hama, which ended in destruction of the terrorists’ military equipment in large scale.
The militant groups also suffered a heavy death toll in the raids.
The Syrian Army Aircraft targeted an ISIL arms and ammunition depot in the Eastern province of Deir Ezzur, battlefield sources announced on Saturday.
One of the man ISIL depot of weapons, ammunition and military equipment near the town of al-Mouhsen and the township of Albu Leil in eh Eastern part of Deir Ezzur was heavily bombed by the Syrian fighter jets.
The depot was completely set ablaze in the air raids.
The Syrian Army announced that its troops have repelled ISIL’s large-scale offensive on government forces’ defense lines near the Eastern city of Deir Ezzur.
“The ISIL launched a powerful assault on the government forces’ defense lines near Haweija in Deir Ezzur countryside, but the army soldier thwarted the terrorist group’s attack, and forced them to retreat from the battlefield,” the army said.
“The Syrian Army identified and destroyed two explosive-laden vehicles of the ISIL before the terrorist group could explode them near the government forces’ positions, which claimed the lives of several terrorists,” the army added.
The Syrian fighter jets, in a fresh round of massive air attacks, bombed the ISIL and al-Nusra Front’s concentration centers across Homs province, inflicting major losses on the terrorists.
The Syrian warplanes carried out several combat sorties over gathering centers of al-Nusra Front near al-Rastan, Um Sharshouh, Ezzeddin, al-Ghanto, Talbiseh, al-Ghajar and Tir Ma’ala in the Northern part of Homs province, and targeted them heavily, which not only killed and wounded many terrorists but also destroyed their military grid in large scale.
In the meantime, the ISIL defense lines in the ancient city of Palmyra, the Southern and Western sides of the ancient Assyrian town of Quaryatayn came under the heavy bombardments of the Syrian air fleet.
The Syrian fighter jets further targeted the ISIL strongholds near Tuloul al-Soud, Tar al-Kharroubeh, Mintar al-Rumeileh, on Meheen-Quaryatay road, Hayal mountain, al-Muthallath, al-Makaleh, Unq al-Hawa in Jubb al-Jarrah the Eastern part of Homs province, which left tens of militants dead or wounded.
The Syrian air force, in a series of fresh air raids, targeted the concentration centers of Jeish al-Fatah terrorist group in the Southern and Western territories of Idlib province, pinning down the militants behind their defense lines.
The Syria air fleet hit Jeish al-Fatah fortified positions near the village of Nahlia in Ariha region in the Southern part of the province, which killed or wounded tens of the terrorists and slowed down their logistic movements in the region.
Meanwhile, Jeish al-Fatah’s gathering centers and defense lines near Tamanna in the Southern part of the province, and also in the Western territories of Idlib were massively bombed by the Syrian warplanes, which claimed the lives of several terrorists and damaged their weapons and military hardware.
The Syrian Army continued to target the militant groups’ gathering centers and positions across the Southern province of Dara’a, FNA dispatches said, adding that the terrorists sustained a heavy death toll in the assaults.
The Syrian army troops engaged in fierce clashes with the militant groups in al-Bajabja district and hit their positions hard in al-Nazehin camp and the Southern side of al-Manshiyeh neighborhood in the Southern city of Dara’a, which claimed the lives of several militants.
In the meantime, concentration centers of the Takfiri terrorists near the town of al-Yadouda in the Northwestern part of the province were raided by the Syrian government forces.
The militant groups suffered a heavy death toll in the attacks and their military equipment sustained major damage as well.
The Syrian army and popular forces repelled the Al-Nusra Front terrorist group’s attacks in Quneitra province in Southern Syria, killing scores of the militants in fierce clashes.
A group of Al-Nusra Front terrorists were trying to capture Jaba strategic region and Bozaq and Korom Heights, but they were pushed back by the militants.
The Syrian forces received intelligence on terrorists’ plan to attack Quneitra’s strategic regions which helped them to prevent the militants from achieving their goals.
The clashes between the Syrian troops and the terrorists lasted for 8 hours. Following the battle, the army said a large number of terrorists have been left dead in the battlefield.
The Syrian army, backed up by the country’s Air Force and artillery units, pushed back the militant groups from the strategic town of Ta’ouma after hours of heavy fighting.
The Syrian fighter jets and artillery units targeted the militant groups’ strongholds near Ta’ouma in Salma region and paved the way for the ground forces to infiltrate into the defense lines of the militant groups.
The army soldiers and the popular forces successfully pushed the militants back from their position around the town and entered it.
Fierce battle between the government forces and the militant groups was underway in different sides of the town.
The militant groups suffered a heavy death toll and fled the battlefield in the Syrian Armed Forces’ attacks.
The Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces continued to push back militants in the Northern mountains of the coastal province of Lattakia near the border with Turkey following hours of breathtaking battle on Saturday. The Syrian soldiers and the NDF have pushed back the militant groups from their positions in Tal al-Bashoureh and the surroundings of town of al-Aliyeh.