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Homs: Syrian Soldiers Find Israel-Made Weapons in al-Wa’er

30 June 2017 14:21


 The Syrian army troops discovered a large number of Israeli weapons and ammunition while carrying out cleansing operation in al-Wa’er district, Northwest of Homs city.

The Syrian state news agency reported that the army’s engineering units found the weapons while cleansing the region of the remnants of the terrorist groups in a wetland near al-Bar hospital in al-Wa’er district.

According to the report, the weapons included Israeli-made 240-mm mortar-launcher, anti-tank missiles, bombs, suicide belts, remote-controlled explosives and a machinegun box.

Also, the Syrian troops discovered a tunnel at the end of al-Kharab street near al-Assi bridge dug towards Homs city and used by the terrorists for transferring weapons and forces.

The army forces also found a number of weapons and ammunition, including Katyusha missiles and mortars and a railway used to transfer arms.

In a relevant development on Wednesday, the Syrian army troops continued to advance against ISIL in Eastern Homs and pushed terrorists back from more positions in the depth of Badiyeh (desert).

The army soldiers that drove ISIL out of al-Zali’eiyat region near Hamimimeh region at the borders between Homs and Deir Ezzur province continued to advance in the region and took control over several positions 4km East of al-Zali’eiyat and over 70km away from the Eastern direction of the third power plan.

A military source said that the army troops inflicted heavy casualties on the terrorists and destroyed a large number of their vehicles and military equipment.

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