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1200 Terrorists Surrender in Qalamoun As Syrian Army Advances in Daraa, Quneitra



Units of the army and armed forces on Saturday continued to launch wide-scale military operations against dens and positions of the Takfiri terrorist organizations across the country, killing scores of them and destroying their arms and ammunition, state-run SANA news agency reported.

In Daraa, units of the army and armed forces  destroyed the supply routes and dens of al-Nusra Front terrorist organization and of the so-called “Jaish al-Yarmouk” in the southern Daraa province.

A military source told SANA that units of the army carried out operations against terrorists’ dens on the southwestern outskirts of Daraa City, killing a large number of terrorists from al-Nusra Front and other Takfiri organizations, adding that among the terrorists killed was Hasan Mansour al-Saleh who is the leader of the so-called “Horan Martyrs Brigade”

In Daraa al-Balad neighborhood, an army unit carried out special operations morning against hotbeds and dens of the Takfiri terrorists in the surroundings of Zenobia School and the building of the Doctors Syndicate, and in the neighborhoods of al-Nazihin, al-Sibieh, and al-Hammadin.

Two armored vehicles were destroyed in the operations and a number of terrorists were killed including terrorist Mifleh al-Kinani who is the leader of one of the Takfiri organizations in the area.

An army unit also destroyed a den of the Takfiri organizations to the east of al-Sikak buildings in Ataman town, killing a number of their members and destroying a machinegun and an amount of varied arms.

Heavy losses were also inflicted upon the Takfiri terrorist organizations in the personnel and the ammunition in operations carried out by units of the army against their dens in Tal al-Harra, Enkhil, Jasem and Kafr Shams.

Meanwhile, the terrorist organizations admitted on their pages on the social networking websites that tens of their members were killed including terrorist Hasan Mansour al-Saleh who is the leader of the so-called “Horan Martyrs Brigade” and Mohammad Nidal al-Shummari who is the leader of the so-called “Jaish al-Yarmouk.”

In Homs, the army air force destroyed vehicles and positions of terrorists of the so-called ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIL) takfiri group in the surroundings of al-Maqale’a in Palmyra Countryside.

In Lattakia, a unit of the army and the armed forces kills scores of terrorists, one of them of Saudi nationality in al-Hilweh town in the northern countryside of the coastal Lattakia province.

In the Southwestern province of Quneitra, military sources said that militants have retreated from several battlefields following the Syrian Army’s offensives in various parts of the province on Friday.

The sources said that the army troops’ operations in al-Tuloul al-Homr, Trinjeh and Abo Shabta have resulted in the killing and wounding of several insurgents.

Earlier this month, the Syrian government forces targeted Takfiri militants’ hideouts and assembly points in al- Hamehiyeh and al-Samadaniyeh al-Gharbiyeh villages in the countryside of Quneitra, and killed a large group of terrorists, and destroyed all their weapons and ammunition.

Earlier on Thursday, over 1,200 terrorists laid down arms and surrendered to the Syrian authorities, the Syrian local sources also confirmed.

The militants also turned over their cache of ammos to the authorities, both sources added.
The development came after President Bashar al-Assad in a televised address in July pardoned all soldiers who have fled the army, saying that his words served as a general decree to relevant officials.
Hundreds of gunmen have been laying down their weapons and turning themselves in to authorities in areas across the country.

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