Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Destroys Militants’ Defense Lines in Aleppo Province, Kills Ahrar Al-Sham’s Commander
The army units backed by the popular forces inflicted heavy losses on the militants in Aleppo province, killing scores of militants and injuring many more in heavy clashes.
The Syrian army and popular forces also hit hard the military positions of the Takfiri terrorists in other key provinces across Syria.
The Syrian army and popular forces continued their advances in the Southern part of Aleppo province, killing a number of Ahrar al-Sham movement terrorists, including their notorious commander.
Abdullah Mohammed al-Hasm, a Kuwaiti national and commander of Ahrar al-Sham Movement in Southern Aleppo, was killed in heavy clashes with the Syrian army on Saturday night, but his death was confirmed on Sunday evening.
Several other terrorists were also killed along with Mohammed al-Hasm in Southern Aleppo.
Meantime, terrorist groups suffered a heavy death toll and their armored vehicles and tanks sustained major damage after their attacks were repelled by Hezbollah fighters, Syrian army and the country’s fighter jets in the Southern battlefields of Aleppo province.
Over 100 terrorists were killed many more were wounded in the failed attacks near Khan Touman, al-Zarbeh and al-Khalediyeh.
At least three tanks and over nine machinegun-equipped vehicles of the militants were targeted by the Syrian fighter jets.
Several bomb-laden vehicles of the terrorist groups were detonated in the heavy fire of the Syrian army’s missile units.
Also, concentration centers of al-Nusra Front in at least three neighborhoods of the Northern city of Aleppo were heavily pounded in the Syrian Army troops’ fresh round of offensives.
The Syrian soldiers stormed the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra Front’s positions in the neighborhoods of al-Jazmari, Youth Housing, and Bani Zeid, which claimed the lives of many terrorists and pinned them down behind their strongholds.
In the meantime, the Syrian army men targeted supplying lines of al-Nusra terrorists near Handarat refugee camp and al-Shaqfa farms in the Northern part of the province, which inflicted heavy damage on the terrorists’ military and supplying vehicles and slowed their logistic movements down.
The Syrian air force pounded and destroyed the military positions and gathering centers of the ISIL in two different regions in the city of Deir Ezzur on Sunday, killing several Takfiri terrorists and injuring many more.
The ISIL’s positions in al-Sina’ah (Industrial) and Haweija Saker regions in the Eastern part of Deir Ezzur city were razed down by the Syrian fighter jets.
The Syrian army’s artillery units also targeted the ISIL’s positions in al-Mura’yeh Haweija region in the Eastern part of Deir Ezzur military airport.
The ISIL’s military hardware, including their military vehicles, were destroyed in the Syrian airstrikes.
Terrorists of the Al-Nusra Front and the ISIL engaged in a fresh round of clashes in the Southern countryside of the Syrian capital, inflicting heavy fatalities on both sides, provincial officials said.
“The ISIL and its rival terrorist group of al-Nusra Front opened heavy fire at each others’ strongholds in several axis of al-Yarmouk refugee camp in the Southern countryside of Damascus, which ended in the killing or wounding of tens of terrorists,” the sources said.
Also on Sunday, the Syrian Army and the National Defense Forces continued to advance against the terrorist groups in Eastern Ghouta and took control over more territories there.
The Syrian government forces stormed strongholds of al-Nusra Front and Faylaq al-Rahman terrorists and forced them to retreat from the Farms of Kanakri and Doumani Poultry near the town of Bala, which ended in the killing of at least seven terrorists and wounding of several more.
The Syrian Army also destroyed a network of tunnels used by terrorists to transfer supplies in Bala region.
Meantime, the Syrian army troops, backed up by the country’s fighter jets, repelled ISIL’s attempts for the second day in a row to prevail over the government forces’ positions around Al-Dumeir Airbase and inflicted a heavy death toll on the terrorists.
The Syrian warplanes, tipped off by the intelligence agents about rapid movements of the ISIL terrorists in the Northeastern territories of the province, carried out several combat flights over the terrorists’ positions and targeted them heavily, which ended in the killing or wounding of tens of militants.
The Army ground force, for its part, pounded the ISIL positions and did not allow them to approach al-Dumeir military airport.
The ISIL’s military vehicles sustained major damage in the failed attacks.
The Syrian fighter jets, tipped off by the army’s intelligence agent, traced and targeted the ISIL terrorists’ hideouts and command centers inside the terrorist-held city of Raqqa, leaving several ISIL commanders dead or wounded.
The Syrian air fleets’ attacks on the ISIL command centers in al-Badou neighborhood near the Municipality’s Sports Stadium, Teachers Housing and Down Town area claimed the lives of several ISIL commanders and their accompanying guards.
In the meantime, the ISIL hideouts and bases in the Northern side of Raqqa near the city’s general hospital came under the heavy bombardments of the Syrian Army’s aircraft.
Tens of the ISIL members were killed or wounded in the airstrikes.
The ISIL’s military equipment also sustained major damage in the air raids.