The armed forces on Friday announced clearing the area of al-Sakhour roundabout in the city of Aleppo from the mercenary terrorists who suffered heavy losses.
The authorities also thwarted an attempt to detonate a car bomb near the Red Crescent Hospital in al-Aziziah in Aleppo, with the engineering units dismantling the bomb.
Three girls were martyred by a mortar bomb fired by an armed terrorist group in al-Midan neighborhood.
A unit of the armed forces destroyed four DShK-equipped cars in Hayyan and Urum al-Kubra areas in Aleppo countryside, while other units targeted terrorist gatherings in Kafer Da’el and Bishkatin in Aleppo countryside and the neighborhoods of al-Kallaseh and al-Sukari, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.
9 terrorists were killed when a car bomb installed in a stolen van exploded on Atareb-Aleppo road. The leader of a terrorist group, Ahmad Drash, and the terrorists Mohammad Jobrael (nicknamed Sunbol) and Ahmad Sharif Akra were identified among the dead.
An armed forces unit destroyed eight cars equipped with DShK machineguns along with the terrorists inside them on the road between Maaret al-Artik and Babis.
The armed forces carried out operations targeting terrorist bases near Omar Abelaziz Hopsital in al-Maadi area and the Crush factory in Dawwar al-Gondol in Aleppo city and in Daret Izza in Aleppo Countryside, killing and injuring a number of terrorists.
On the road between Hreitan and Andan in Aleppo countryside, an armed forces unit destroyed 9 cars equipped with DShK machineguns along with the terrorists inside them and a semitrailer truck loaded with weapons.
Similarly, 6 DShK-equipped cars were destroyed and a number of terrorists were killed in an armed forces operation in al-Kuroum area on the airport road in Aleppo.
8 Kidnapped Civilians Rescued in Qudssaiya, Damascuc Countryside
The armed forces on Friday rescued 8 civilians who had been kidnapped by the armed terrorist groups in Qudssaiya in Damascus Countryside.
An official source told SANA reporter that an army unit released the civilians Tammam Darwish al-Hussein, Mohammad Mahmoud al-Rawas and Mohammad Wassim Abdeh.
The source added that another unit of the armed forces carried out a qualitative operation in which it released the civilians Ramzi Murad and Basel Hammoud who were kidnapped by an armed terrorist group five days ago.
The armed forces also released the kidnapped Bassam Mohammad Hasan, Ibrahim Ali Zanboua and Abdullah Hassan Murad in the same area.
Army Units Confiscate Weapons, Ammunition in al-Hameh, Jamraya in Damascus Countryside
The armed forces’ units confiscated machineguns, automatic rifles, sniper rifles, mortar cannons and explosive devices in qualitative operations against terrorists in al-Hameh and Jamraya in Damascus countryside.
An official source told SANA reporter that an army unit stormed a hideout of terrorists killing and injuring many of them.
The source said that a unit of the armed forces discovered an 82 mm mortar cannon, 55 mortar shells and 4 sniper rifles in al-Burj quarter, and 300 explosive devices of various weights in two houses that the terrorists were using for manufacturing explosive devices near Ammar Bin Yasser Mosque in al-Hameh in Damascus countryside.
The source added that a unit of the armed forces seized a car loaded with explosive devices and a field hospital was discovered in the area, adding that the engineering units dismantled 15 explosive devices, each of which weighed 50 kg, planted by terrorists in al-Hameh town.
The source indicated that the armed forces killed a number of terrorists, among them Abd Khasi, Ezzeddin Khasi, Tamer Kreiker, and Mohammad Abul-Tayyeb Morabe , who is a Jordanian national, in al-Hameh town.
A unit of the armed forces discovered 13 stolen cars with fake plates, with an 82 mm mortar cannon, 35 anti-tank missiles and 50 mortar shells inside in Jamraya town in Damascus countryside.
The source said that 50 mortar shells, 7 automatic rifles and 7 up-to-date communication devices that terrorists were using for contacting hostile media outlets were seized.
Armed Forces Pursue Terrorist in Homs Province, Eliminate Large Numbers of Them
An armed forces unit pursued terrorist groups in Bab Hood and Bab al-Turkman neighborhoods in Homs city, resulting in the death of tens of terrorists and the injuring of others.
Another unit targeted a terrorist group near Al-Fateh Mosque in the same city, eliminating most of its members including Amer and Bashir al-Nakadli.
In Homs countryside, an armed forces unit targetted a terrorist group which was running amok in the town of al-Bwayda al-Sharqiya in al-Qseir area, killing most of its members including Saleh Mohammad Bakkar, Mohammad Ahmad Bakkar, Samer Mohammad Bakkar, Mohammad Mahmoud Bakkar, and Motaz Shiaki.
A unit of the armed forces destroyed a DShK-equipped car with the terrorists inside in Tal Dahab town in al-Houla area in Homs countryside.
Weapons, Ammunition, Advanced Communication Devices Seized inside Terrorist Hideouts in Hama
The authorities on Friday seized large amounts of machineguns, sniper rifles, ammunition and satellite communication devices in hideouts of the armed terrorist groups in al-Salamiyeh area in the northern countryside of Hama province.
A military source told SANA reporter that the seized weapons included 49 machineguns, RPG launchers, BKC machineguns, a 14.5-mm machinegun, 3 12.7-mm machineguns, 4 RPK machineguns, 4 sniper rifles and 4 RPGs.
The source added that an Arabsat satellite communication device and 25 Turkish-made military beds , in addition to large amounts of medicine and medical equipment were also seized.
Unit of the Armed Forces Destroy Hideout for Terrorists in Hama Countryside
A unit of the armed forces carried out a qualitative operation, raiding a den that armed terrorist groups used for carrying out terrorist attacks against civilians and law-enforcement members in Bardij village in al-Ghab, Hama countryside.
SANA quoted a source in the government as saying that the operation led to the destruction of the den and killing a number of terrorists.
Armed Forces Foil Terrorist’s Attempt to Detonate Car Bomb in Hama Countryside
An armed forces unit foiled an attempt by a terrorist to detonate a car bomb he was driving towards a law-enforcement checkpoint east of Suran in Hama countryside.
An official source said that the terrorist was driving a Hyundai pickup truck loaded with large amounts of explosive, but the car was blown up by the armed forces’ gunfire before reaching the checkpoint, killing the terrorist and causing damage to the surroundings.
Large Number of Terrorists Killed in Daraa Eastern Countryside
In Daraa, a unit of the armed forces on Friday clashed with armed terrorist groups that had been attacking citizens and law enforcement forces in al-Mseifreh town in the eastern countryside of the province.
A source in the province told SANA reporter that a large number of terrorists were killed in the clashes.
Bodies of terrorists Subhi al-Jawfi, Ali Hussein al-Sleiman and Kinan al-Masri were identified among the dead.
The source added that a leader of an armed terrorist group in the area, who is nicknamed al-Bayoumi, was injured in the clashes.
Authorities Destroy Truck Loaded with 1,000 Kg of Explosives in Raqqa
The authorities destroyed a truck loaded with barrels of explosives on Aleppo-al-Thawra road.
SANA reporter said that the explosives were estimated at 1,000 kg, adding that the car was heading for Raqqa and was destroyed in Debsi Afnan area.