Army units killed and injured terrorists in the towns and villages of Damascus countryside, some of whom were leaders in the so-called ‘Liwa al-Islam’ and ‘Kata’eb al-Huda’ groups affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra, according to the Syrian news agency (SANA).
An official source told SANA that army units continued to pursue the armed groups in Barzeh neighborhood and killed numbers of their members south of Tishreen Hospital and in Tallet al-Mistah. Mahmoud Fawwaz al-Dalati was identified among the dead terrorists.
The source added that members of an armed terrorist group were killed near al-Thanawiah roundabout and CARS automobile company in Harasta city. Hamza Fadloun and Ghassan Mohammad al-Habboush were identified among the dead terrorists.
An army unit clashed with terrorists near al-Barlaman roundabout and to the east of al-Manasher roundabout and al-Cornish al-Wistani in Jobar neighborhood, killing Yehia Ayyash, leader of the so-called ‘Kata’eb al-Huda Brigade’ and a terrorist called ‘Abo Ayman Hazrouma’ leader of the so-called ‘the Unified Office of the Revolution in Damascus and its Countryside.’
The source pointed out that an army unit pursued terrorists in al-Mleiha town and killed a number of its members, among them Adnan al-Harastani and Hassan Hirrah, indicating that Ahmad Ali Khabiyya, a leader of a terrorist group, was killed along with a number of his group’s members in Erbin town.
In Douma, a qualitative army operation against a terrorists’ den in al-Shifounieh town left terrorists from the so-called ‘Liwa al-Islam (Islam Brigade)’ killed and their weapons and ammunition destroyed, among them Mohammad Awad and Ahmad Salah al-Hindi.
An armed terrorist group was eliminated in the farms of al-Bahariah town, among them Nai’m Hassan Abdul-Daem.
The source added that army units killed terrorists affiliated to al-Qaeda and Jabhat al-Nusra in Damascus southern countryside. Rabea Hassan Dergham, a Palestinian, Yehia Tayyara and Maamoun al-Nomairy were identified among the dead terrorists in al-Ziabiah town.
Weapons and ammunition loaded in a car were destroyed in al-Huseinieh town. Mohammad Ibrahim Tillawi, a leader of a terrorist group affiliated to the so-called ”The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” was identified among the dead.
In Hijjera town, an army unit killed in a series of operations a number of terrorists, among them the Jordanian Imad Mohammad Khalousi, leader of a group affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra, Lattouf al-Samahi and Jihad al-Awar.