Syrian Army, in heavy clashes with rebels in Deir Ezzor province in the neighborhoods of al-Rushdiyeh, al-Jbeileh, al-Orfi and Nazlet al-Rdeisat, inflicted heavy losses upon the militants.
A provincial source told SANA that the Syrian soldiers attacked on the rebels’ dens and gatherings in Deir Ezzor Province where so many foreign terrorists were killed, including Haroun al-Shabari from Yemen and Milad al-Oweid from Palestine.
Yasser Youssef al-Hammoud, Ahmad Saleh Shehada, Ayman al-Harbi, Ahmad Jawish and Ammar Shlash, who were local leaders of the militants were also killed in the Syrian army’s operations.
A leader of Al-Nusra Front, Firas al-Hanadeh, was also identified among the dead rebels.
Army’s operations in al-Mrei’iyeh village, killed and injuring many rebels, including Ahmad Matar and Azo al-Jalwi.
The conflict in Syria started in March 2011, when sporadic pro-reform protests turned into a massive insurgency following the intervention of western and regional states.
The unrest, which took in terrorist groups from across Europe, the Middle-East and North Africa, has transpired as one of the bloodiest conflicts in recent history.
As the foreign-backed insurgency in Syria continues without an end in sight, the US government has boosted its political and military support to Takfiri extremists.
Washington has remained indifferent to warnings by Russia and other world powers about the consequences of arming militant groups.