“The Syrian army has sent a large number of forces and military equipment to Badiyeh al-Sham in Northeastern Sweida,” field sources reported on Thursday.
They said that the terrorists suffered heavy losses in the army’s counterattacks.
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 repulsed ISIL terrorists’ offensive on their positions in Badiyeh of Sweida while preparing for the second phase of their major military operations in the region.
Field sources reported on Thursday that the Syrian army has sent a large number of forces and military equipment to Badiyeh al-Sham in Northeastern Sweida.
They added that the army units have regained control of the key points in the region during the military operations in Northeastern Sweida in the past few days, noting that the army aims to start a new stage of its operations in Badiyeh to purge the remnants of the ISIL terrorists.
Meantime, the army forces engaged in heavy clashes with the ISIL militants who wanted to enter the army-controlled regions in Northeastern Sweida from East of Tal Barakat, inflicting heavy damage on them and repelling their attack.
The Syrian army pounded the terrorists’ strongholds in Western Aleppo after militants’ missile strikes killed and wounded several civilians.
Local sources in Aleppo reported on Thursday that the terrorists targeted Andelus and Share’ Tishrin districts in Aleppo city on Wednesday, killing at least 4 civilians, including women and children, and wounding 8 others.
The Syrian army responded them with heavy missile and artillery fire by attacking their positions in Hawir al-Ais, Jamiat al-Zahra, al-Asal and al-Mansoureh in Western Aleppo.
Field sources also said that the Syrian army destroyed the militants’ positions and bases, including their watchtower, in Western Aleppo.
Tensions have heightened in regions occupied by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Northern Syria, field sources said on Thursday, adding that an SDF commander was killed in Hasaka and clashes have erupted between civilians and Kurdish militias in Northern Deir Ezzur.
Sources in Northern Hasaka reported that one of the senior SDF commanders, namely Delo Qamishlou, was assassinated by unknown assailants on Abu Jaran-Wavieh road in Southern Qamishli on Wednesday.
Also, reports from Northern Deir Ezzur said that fierce tensions have erupted between the SDF forces and civilians in the village of Abu al-Naytal.
Meantime, the Arabic-language al-Manar news website reported that the SDF has fired at the civilians while surrounding them, wounding several people.
Also reports said that over 20 civilians were detained by the SDF in Abu al-Naytal, while there is yet no information on the cause of the clashes.
The tensions and clashes increased 10 days after the tribal forces formed resistance units against the US and its affiliated forces’ occupation in Northern Syria.
A senior commander of Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) terrorist group was gunned down in Southern Syria amid heightened disputes among the militants over the government’s peace offer and as the Damascus army prepares to launch a massive assault in the region.
Field sources reported on Thursday that commander of Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group, Abu Omar al-Hourani, and two of his aides were killed in a roadside bomb blast as they were travelling on Abta’a-Jaeileh road in Western Dara’a.
They added that tensions and assassination have increased in territories which are still under the occupation of terrorists in Southern Syria, noting that rifts are widening among the militants on how to deal the Syrian government’s peace plan.
Recently, tens of militants and ordinary people have been killed in assassinations and bomb blasts in Dara’a by unknown assailants.
The Syrian army is preparing for military operations in Dara’a and Quneitra and has been sending military convoys to Southern Syria in recent weeks.
The Syrian army gave a last ultimatum to the terrorist groups in the Southern provinces of Dara’a and Quneitra on Wednesday to lay down arms and join the reconciliation plan.
The army gave a 48-hour-long ultimatum to the terrorists in Dara’a and Quneitra to join the peace plan in the region and surrender to the government forces.
A number of foreign members of Tahrir al-Sham Hay’at terrorist group were killed after a blast at one of their key bases in Idlib, local sources said on Thursday, adding that internal differences have also increased among militants.
The sources in Idlib province reported that a bomb-laden car was detonated in one of Tahrir al-Sham bases in a cannery plant in Western Idlib on Wednesday afternoon.
They added that the plant was one of the most important and largest Tahrir al-Sham bases which hosted the foreign members, including the Uzbeks, Chechens and Uyghurs, noting that at least 6 foreign terrorists were killed in the explosion.
Tahrir al-Sham terrorists were put on alert immediately after the explosion and surrounded the region.
Recently, clashes have increased between Tahrir al-Sham and the ISIL terrorist groups.