Syrian Social Website Sources:
The army ambushed more than 50 terrorists linked to Jabhat al-Nusra and the so-called Al-Islam Brigade in the vicinity of al-Otaiba lake in Damascus countryside and seized their weapons including Israeli-made anti-tank rockets, RPG launchers and BKC machineguns.
A field commander told SANA reporter that the army units, in cooperation with the residents in the eastern Ghouta, ambushed terrorists affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra and ‘Al-Islam Brigade’ who were fleeing from al-Nashabiyeh area towards Mid’a.
Some 41 terrorists were killed and around 10 others were wounded in the ambush, some of them holding the Saudi, Qatari and Iraqi nationalities, according to the commander.
He pointed out that automatic rifles, home-made grenades, Israeli-made anti-tank rockets, BKC machine guns and RPG launchers were destroyed in the operation.
The commander noted that over the past period 7 ambushes were carried out in the region resulting in the death of scores of terrorists who were trying to infiltrate the eastern Ghouta to back up the armed terrorist groups who had suffered heavy losses at the hands of the army soldiers.
In the same context, an army unit ambushed an armed terrorist group on Tal Treireh-Kanaker road, killing and injuring many members, in addition to seizing a truck containing weapons and ammunition, including anti-tank mines, automatic rifles, BKC machine guns and RPGs launchers.
In the meantime, units of the armed forces killed numbers of terrorists and injured others and destroyed a mortar in the areas of Rima farms and al-Khaneq in Yabroud and in al-Nabi Wais in Rankous.
An official source told SANA that the army killed and injured scores of terrorists in the areas of Zamalka and Douma and destroyed their weaponry and equipment, adding that terrorists Ahmad al-Lakka, leader of a terrorist group, and Abdul-Salam Tateen were identified among the dead.
The army units continued operations in the outskirt of al-Mulaiha, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their weapons and ammunition. Among them were terrorists Ahmad Sadeq and Feras al-Hamwi.
The army also targeted and destroyed a terrorists’ hideout in the farms surrounding the area of al-Bwida and killed numbers of terrorists, many of them mercenaries of non-Syrian nationalities.
Among the killed terrorists were Mohammad al-Shumari and Mousa al-Nu’aymi, of the Saudi nationality.