Syrian Army Repels ISIS Attacks on Deir Ezzor Airport, Kills 40 Terrorists in Hama
Army units confronted ISIS terrorists who tried to reach Deir Ezzor military airport’s fence from the direction of Hweijet al-Mrei’iyeh in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor province, a source on the ground told SANA.
The army members managed to destroy two vehicles packed with large amounts of explosives which the terrorists used in their attack before they reached the fence.
One of the two car bombs was destroyed amidst a large gathering of terrorists, with all of them getting killed or injured, the source explained.
More ISIS terrorists were killed and their equipment was destroyed as the army hit their positions in the villages of al-Mrei’iyeh, Hweijet al-Mrei’iyeh and surrounding farms and al-Jafra.
The Syrian Air Force carried out during the last 24 hours intensive sorties targeting gatherings and sites of “Jaish al-Fateh” terrorists in the northern countryside of Hama.
The airstrikes hit positions of Jabhat al-Nusra, Fursan al-Haq, Jund al-Aqsa, Ahrar al-Sham Islamic Movement and Ajnad al-Sham Islamic Union in the villages and towns of Kafr Nabbouda, Mourek, MaaraKba, Lahaya, Al-Latamneh, Atshan and Kafr Zita, according to a military source.
A depot containing TOW and Grad rockets in addition to number of vehicles equipped with machine guns were destroyed and at least 40 terrorists were killed in the strikes.
Units of the army destroyed a depot for ISIS to the north-eastern side of al-Tar Mountain and an armored vehicle in Palmyra countryside.
The army units also eliminated gatherings of ISIS terrorists in al-Shandakhya, Habra and in the surroundings of al-Tloul al-Sud in Homs eastern countryside.
A unit of the army foiled a terrorist attack by Jabhat al-Nusra on Harfa village in Damascus south-western countryside.
A field source told SANA that a unit of the army, in cooperation with popular defense group, clashed with a terrorist group that infiltrated from Beit Jin village into the outskirts of Harfa village.
The clashes ended up with the killing of the terrorists while many others escaped.
The Army restored security and stability to al-Manasher, Cables’ building and a number of other buildings in Atman town in Daraa countryside after killing a huge number of terrorists.
Earlier, an army unit destroyed vehicles, a fortified position and a heavy machinegun for terrorists in Daraa al-Mahatta area in Daraa city.
Members of a terrorist group were killed or injured during an army operation against their site in al-Manshiyeh neighborhood in the city, while a vehicle was destroyed in al-Abbassiyeh neighborhood in Daraa al-Balad area.
The army targeted a gathering of terrorists in the area between the villages of Sama al-Hneidat and al-Mleiha on the border between Daraa and Sweida.
Sources on the ground told SANA that an army unit destroyed with a rocket a launching pad for anti-tank missiles set up on a building in al-Yadouda town in Daraa northwestern countryside.