The units continued their mop-up operations in Southwestern Damascus and Northern Quneitra, discovering a large volume of weapons and ammunitions, including different missiles, anti-tank missiles, machineguns and wireless telecommunication devices in regions that once were under terrorists’ control, a field source reported on Friday.
Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over the past 24 hours.
Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army’s operations in provinces across Syria.
The Syrian army found a large volume of weapons and military equipment, including American, British and Israeli-made arms and medicines, in cleansing operations in terrorists’ Damascus and Quneitra provinces, a field source reported on Friday.
The units continued their mop-up operations in Southwestern Damascus and Northern Quneitra, discovering a large volume of weapons and ammunitions, including different missiles, anti-tank missiles, machineguns and wireless telecommunication devices in regions that once were under terrorists’ control.
British, American and Israeli medical equipment, medicine and food cans were among the discovered items.
A field source reported last month that the engineering units of the army discovered the arms and equipment which included the US-made TOW missiles, RPGs and its ammunition, machine-guns, grenades, mortars and other ammunitions in a farm between the towns of Babbila and Beit Saham near the capital Damascus.
Meantime, the army forces also found a network of tunnels near Damascus used by the terrorists for transferring goods and weapons in their purging operations in the towns of Yalda, Babbila and Beit Saham in Southern Damascus.
Also, at least 100kg of explosives and 75kg of mines and grenades were discovered in the wells near the farms of the two towns of Beit Tima and Beit Saber.
A number of Turkey-backed militants, including two notorious commanders, were killed in the Kurdish militia attacks in Afrin region in Northwestern Aleppo, a Kurdish media outlet reported on Friday.
The Arabic-language website of Hawar news reported that the Kurdish militias conducted an offensive on the positons of the Turkish troops and Ankara-backed militants in al-Mahmoudiyah neighborhood in Central Afrin, killing Hamzah Qarhah, a commander of Sultan Murad militants.
The militants’ military hardware also sustained damage in the attack.
It further said that the Kurds targeted a vehicle of the Ankara forces in Rajou region, killing several militants, including Abdullah al-Zarabah, a commander of Liwa al-Shamal.
It went on to say that the Kurds staged an assault on a base of Faylaq al-Sham in Jandaris region, killing or wounding 5 militants.
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) managed to seize control over several key areas in the town of Hajin in Southeastern Deir Ezzur after ISIL retreated from more positions, an Arab media outlet reported on Friday.
The Arabic-language website of al-Manar news reported that the SDF captured al-Havamah neighborhood in Hajin after ISIL retreated.
It further said that the SFD has also captured Ferdown mosque and a part of Hajin’s bazaar.
The SDF, backed by the US-led coalition, captured Raqqa city in Northeastern Syria after an agreement on safe expulsion of ISIL from the city, the website said, adding that thousands of civilians were killed in the US air raids in Raqqa city at the time.
A series of fierce firefights broke out between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Free Syrian Army (FSA) in Northern Hama, a field sources said.
The source said that the army’s 4th Armored Division opened fire on a group of FSA fighters from the Jeish Al-Izzah faction after they were seen moving between the towns of Massasneh and al-Latamina, massdar news reported.
No casualties have been reported by either party yet.
The military source added that both sides are using machineguns and heavy artillery against one another in this part of the demilitarized zone.