Army units on Wednesday carried out large-scale operations against gatherings of terrorists in many areas across the country, with the operations resulting in the killing of many terrorists, including from ISIS, and destroying their weapons and equipment.
Units of the armed forces targeted gatherings and dens of terrorists in the areas of Saraqeb, Abu al-Duhour, Maaret al-Nuaman, M’asrshourin and Binnesh in the countryside of the northern province of Idelb, leaving many of the terrorists dead and wounded.
Army units kill numbers of terrorists in al-Manasher to the north of Atman town in the countryside of the southern province of Daraa and in an area in Daraa al-Balad in the city.
An army unit destroyed a 21 m long tunnel in al Orfi neighborhood in the city of Deir Ezzor which the terrorists were using for transporting weapons and ammunition, a source in the northeastern province told SANA said.
SANA reporter quoted the source as saying that all the terrorists who were inside the tunnel were killed.
Meanwhile, another army unit killed numbers of terrorists affiliated to the terrorist organization of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the neighborhoods of al-Hweika and al-Rashidiyeh in the city.
Terrorist Abu Hajar al-Masri from Egypt was identified among the dead, according to the source.
Another army unit clashed with a number of ISIS terrorists in the farms of al-Mrei’iyeh village in the countryside of Deir Ezzor, leaving a number of them dead and wounded.
Terrorist Khattab Omar al-Sallal was identified among the dead.
Units of the armed forces targeted gatherings of terrorists in Akoula, Hmeimeh, Blass, Hermel, Hanano, Tal Sheir, al-Sukkari, Daret Izza, Alliramoun and Aghyour in the city and countryside of Aleppo, a military source said.
It told SANA reporter that many of the terrorists were killed and others were wounded in the operations.
Meanwhile, other army units eliminated all members of an armed terrorist group to the west of al-Nairab Airport.
Members of two other armed terrorist groups were all eliminated on Khanaser-al-Sfeireh axis and in Suleiman al-Halabi area, with the operations also resulting in destroying 3 cars which the terrorists were using. The weapons carried in the cars were destroyed, and all the terrorists aboard were killed.
A Military source told SANA that An army unit destroyed a den of terrorists in Douma area in Damascus Countryside, killing more than 20 terrorists and injuring others, most of them were non-Syrians.
Other army units storm dens and gatherings of terrorists in Joubar, Ein Tarma, and the area surrounding al-Doukhaniyeh, inflicting heavy losses upon them.
In the same context, an army unit targeted terrorists’ hideouts in al-Qalamoun wilderness in Damascus countryside, killing and injuring many of them.
Meanwhile, a military source told SANA that the Army carried out several operations in Joubar, Damascus countryside and expanded control on many regions, tightening the grip around the armed terrorist organizations there.
The source added that scores of terrorists were killed and wounded.