Updated-The army establishes control over sites in southern Aleppo, destroys 7 ISIS oil tanks in Sweida
The Syrian Army on Thursday continued heavy military operations against terrorist groups across the country, mainly in Aleppo, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment.
Units of the army and armed forces in cooperation with the allied forces on Thursday continued to advance in the southern countryside of Aleppo central province, establishing control on a number of positions in the area surrounding the military academies and 1070 Apartments Project.
A military source told SANA that units of the army, in cooperation with the allied forces, advanced in different directions in the southern countryside of the province under an air and artillery cover, establishing control on a number of positions in the surroundings of the military academies and 1070 Apartments Project after killing a large number of terrorists.
Earlier, the source stressed that units of the army working to the south of Aleppo, in cooperation with the allied forces, foiled a wide attack by the armed terrorist groups on Wednesday evening from different directions.
The source indicated that heavy losses were inflicted upon terrorists in personnel as a number of their armored and machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed.
Meanwhile, the terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages that the “military commander of the so-called Jaish al-Mujahidin” terrorist Yusuf Zou’a was killed.
An army unit destroyed three oil tanks for ISIS terrorists in the area of al-Rashida wells in the eastern countryside of Sweida province, killing all members of the terrorist group.
Four more oil tanks for ISIS were destroyed east of Tal Sha’af and a number of ISIS terrorists were killed east of Barek village in Sweida eastern countryside.
Other army units destroyed three vehicles equipped with machine guns for ISIS in Khirbet Saad and killed several terrorists in Tal Saad and al-Qassar village in the northeastern countryside of Sweida.
A source on the ground to SANA reporter that an army unit destroyed a vehicle, killing two terrorists on board it, as it targeted it in al-Hamidiyeh village, 7 km west of Quneitra city.
SANA reporter in Hama said an army unit ambushed a terrorist group that was moving on a side road near al-Kaffat village to the northwest of Salamyieh city in the eastern countryside of Hama province, killing all members of the group and seizing US-made TOW missiles that were in their possession.
An army unit destroyed a convoy of motorcycles that were transporting terrorists to the south of Old Customs Building in al-Manshia neighborhood in Daraa al-Balad, killing many of them, injuring many others and destroying their weaponry and am munitions.