Syria in Last 24 Hours: Terrorists Sustain Heavy Losses in Army Offensive in Damascus Countryside
The Syrian army killed and wounded scores of terrorists in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside.
The Syrian army also inflicted heavy losses on the terrorist groups in other key regions across Syria.
The Syrian Army soldiers continued to hit the defense lines of Al-Nusra Front (Fatah al-Sham Front) in Eastern Ghouta, destroying a main Operations Room of the terrorists, informed sources reported on Sunday.
The sources said that the army troops engaged in fierce clashes with Al-Nusra North of Tishrin district, destroying a number of their positions, including a central operations room, and inflicting a number of casualties on the terrorists.
The sources said that the army units meantime managed to drive the Al-Nusra terrorists out of more positions in Tishrin, adding, other units of the army are still targeting Al-Nusra’s concentration centers in al-Qaboun district Northeast of the capital, Damascus.
Media sources said earlier on Sunday that the army soldiers stopped and seized a vehicle of the terrorists loaded with a large volume of munitions, including British-manufactured missiles, in Damascus countryside.
Militants in a town in Northern Dara’a handed over their arms to relevant officials and signed peace agreement with the Syrian government, Arab media said.
The Arabic language al-Hadath news website reported that the representatives of militants in Mahaja town and the army concluded an agreement after several days of talks based on which the militants who intend to lay down arms can apply for government amnesty and those terrorists who oppose peace can leave the town for militant-held regions in Idlib.
Al-Hadath went on to say that the agreement was concluded a few hours after the end of the Syrian army’s three-day-long ultimatum to the terrorists in al-Mahaja.
The Syrian and Russian fighter jets carried out several combat flights over the terrorists’ gathering centers in the Southern and Western countryside of Aleppo city, inflicting major losses on the militants.
The Russian bombers targeted several times the terrorists’ positions in Dar al-Izzah town in Western Aleppo, killing a number of militants.
The Russian fighter jets also attacked terrorists’ concentration centers in the villages of Qabtan al-Jabal, al-Mansoureh and Abyadh in the Western countryside of Aleppo city, leaving a number of militants dead or wounded.
In the meantime, the Syrian Army aircraft hit terrorists’ positions in al-Eis town, while the army soldiers targeted terrorists’ positions in Um al-Karamil village in Southern Aleppo.
Meantime, the Syrian army troops and air force along with Russian warplanes targeted the positions and movements of ISIL in Eastern Aleppo, killing and wounding tens of terrorists, including several non-Syrian fighters.
The army’s artillery units shelled ISIL’s positions near al-Jarah military airport, Maskanah settlement and its surrounding regions.
The Syrian and Russian fighter jets pounded ISIL’s positions near al-Jarah military airport, Maskanah settlement and the nearby regions simultaneous with the army’s artillery attack, destroying a position in Maskanah and killing ten terrorists, including foreign ones.
In the meantime, the Human Rights Watch reported that at least 26 ISIL terrorists have been killed in Eastern Aleppo.
The Syrian Army men continued to target ISIL’s concentration centers and movements in and outside Deir Ezzur city to pave the ground for the removal of the terrorists’ siege on their comrades in the city’s airbase.
The army soldiers targeted and destroyed a command post of ISIL in al-Halabiyeh square, killing all the terrorists that had come from Iraq.
In the meantime, the army units hit ISIL’s positions in the neighborhoods of al-Hamidiyeh, al-Arzi, al-Mowazefin and al-Roshdiyeh, killing or wounding a number of terrorists.
Also, the army’s artillery units opened heavy fire at one of the positions of ISIL in al-Maqaber (cemetery) region in the Southern outskirts of Deir Ezzur, killing a number of militants.
The Syrian Army launched heavy attacks on the movements and positions of the ISIL in Eastern Hama, inflicting major losses on the terrorists and pushing the remaining pockets of them back from their positions.
The army men engaged in heavy fighting with ISIL in al-Barqoutiyeh village and managed to advance significantly, killing and wounding tens of terrorists and destroying their equipment.
Also, military sources said the army soldiers, backed up by artillery units, clashed with ISIL in Bari Sharqi front.
In the meantime, the artillery units targeted the movements of the terrorists West of al-Salamiyah, killing a large number of ISIL militants and forcing the rest of them to retreat from the battlefield.