Terrorists fired a mortar shell that hit Bab al-Saghir graveyard in Damascus, injuring two citizens. A source at Damascus police command told SANA that the shell caused material damage in the area. Two mortar shells fired by terrorists hit Azar shopping complex in al-Zablatani area in Damascus, causing material damage.
Terrorists Assassinate Engineer in Damascus
Director of Damascus Governor Office, Engineer As'ad Muhanna, was killed when terrorists detonated an explosive device attached to his car in Dummar residential area in Damascus. A source at the province told SANA that the terrorist bombing caused the martyrdom of Muhanna and the injury of another citizen.
Army Units Kill Terrorists in Aleppo City and Countryside
Units of the armed forces continued crackdown on the armed terrorist groups in Aleppo city and countryside, killing and injuring terrorists.
An official source told SANA that a number of terrorists' dens were destroyed along with the weapons and ammunitions inside them in Ein Jara and Beidin in Aleppo countryside. The Armed Forces targeted terrorist hideouts in Khan al-Asal, eliminating a number of terrorists including Slaeh Haj Ahmad from a group calling itself "Khan al-Asal Martyrs Brigade." Armed Forces units also targeted terrorist hideouts in Beshqatin, Andan, Deirhaman, Hreitan, Tal Hasel, and Deir Hasel, killing large numbers of terrorists including Abdullah al-Hout. In Aleppo city, an Army unit killed and injured terrorists in Masaken Hanano area, in adition to inflicting heavy losses among terrorists and targeting their hideouts in Sheokh Saeed area, al-Jisr, Bab al-Hadid roundabout, al-Zibdiye, al-Ansrari, Karm al-Mayser, and Bab al-Nairab. Armed Forces units destroyed a mortar launcher and eliminated a number of terrorists in a special operation in Bani Zeid area, in addition to targeting terrorist hideouts in Bustan al-Basha area.
Suicide Car Bombing Thwarted in Idleb CountrysideA unit of the armed forces thwarted a suicide attempt to blow up a car near al-Nayrab camp in Idleb countryside.
An official source told SANA that the camp's guards shot the car 600 meters before entering the camp, destroying it along with the terrorists inside.
Army Units Discover Tunnels Used by Terrorists in Idleb Countryside
In Idleb province, a unit of the Armed Forces discovered a 700 meter long tunnel and trenches that reached Shabala village and which were used by terrorists to target citizens and transport weapons and ammunition. A military source told SANA that an Army unit cleared the road toward Khan Shikoun up to Hesh bridge and dismantled scores of explosive, devices, in addition to killing a number of terrorists who are affiliated with "Jabhat al-Nusra" and confiscating their weapons
A military source told SANA that an Army unit cleared the road toward Khan Shikoun up to Hesh bridge and dismantled scores of explosive, devices, in addition to killing a number of terrorists who are affiliated with "Jabhat al-Nusra" and confiscating their weapons. The source pointed out that another Army unit continued pursuing the armed terrorist groups in Idleb countryside, killing scores of them in Areha, Abo Dhour, al-Baragiti and al-Shougr, in addition to destroying their dens and vehicles.
Another army unit killed terrorists in a qualitative operation in Bannish city and destroyed their vehicles.
An army unit repelled armed groups who tried to attack the Youth and al-Qarmid camps in Idleb countryside. Heavy losses were inflicted on the terrorists while the rest fled into the surrounding villages and orchards.
Army units also destroyed terrorists' dens in Khan Sheikhoun, al-Hamedieh and Heesh, and in al-Najieh and Bakseriya in Jisr al-Shoughour, and also in Abu al-Zohour, Tal Salmo, Om Jrein, al-Boueti and al-Hamidieh, killing and injuring the terrorists.
A unit of the armed forces also targeted terrorists' gatherings and dens in Ta'oum, al-Talhieh, Sarjeh, al-Maghara, al-Nayrab and Majdalia, inflicting heavy losses upon them.A unit of the armed forces destroyed two machinegun-equipped cars in Jabal al-Arba'in and another one carrying terrorists on Nahlia road, killing all the terrorists inside.
A unit of the Armed Forces killed in a special operation all members of an armed terrorist group who were perpetrating acts of terrorism against citizens in the town of Serjeh. Among the dead terrorists were Zakaria Issa al-Sheikh who was the leader of the armed group. In the same context, another Army unit destroyed a terrorists' gathering in Segar town. Abo Obida, a foreigner, was identified among the dead terrorists.
Terrorist Infiltration Attempt from Lebanon Foiled
An army unit and the border guards foiled on Thursday a terrorists' attempt to enter Syria from Lebanon near Kherbet al-Nouaimat site in al-Qseir countryside in Homs. An official source told SANA that most of the group's members were killed while the rest fled into the Lebanese territories.
The source added that terrorists were killed and others injured in army operations in Homs old city.
Terrorists' dens and gatherings were destroyed in al-Makramieh, al-Ashrafieh and al-Rastan, and in several areas in al-Qseir countryside.
The army also destroyed two tunnels used by terrorists to store weapons and ammunition in al-Qseir city in Homs countryside.
A military source told SANA reporter that the army destroyed a terrorists' hideout in al-Qseir and killed the terrorists in it, including snipers.
The source added that the army inflected heavy losses upon terrorists in the areas of al-Dar al-Kabeera, al-Ghanto, Talbeiseh and al-Amryeh in Homs countryside.
Meanwhile, an army unit foiled terrorists' attempt to detonate five explosive devices planted by terrorist groups on the road linking Rableh and Jousieh towns in al-Qusayr countryside.
Terrorists Killed in Lattakia Countryside
A unit of the armed forces clashed with a Jabhat al-Nusra-affiliated terrorist group in al-Ghuneimieh village in Kensabba area in Lattakia countryside.
Most of the group's members were killed and injured. An official source told SANA that the terrorists William Bradon, Abu Obaida al-Tunisi, Abu Zoubaida al-Mosrati, Abu Omar al-Libi and Abdul-Rahman al-Shamrani, all of non-Syrian nationalities, were identified among the dead.
The rest fled into the Turkish territories.
Army Eliminates Terrorists in Deir Ezzor City and Countryside
Units of the armed forces killed and injured terrorists in Deir Ezzor city and countryside and destroyed several machinegun-equipped cars.
An official source told SANA that a number of terrorists were killed in al-Hweiqa neighborhood in Deir Ezzor city.
The terrorists Mohammad Ibrahim al-Salamah al-Saba', leader of the so-called ''Al-Tawheed Battalions'', and Ahmad Mheidi al-Murjan, member of the so-called ''Al-Khulafa' al-Rashideen Battalion'' were identified among the dead. The source added that a den for terrorists was destroyed in al-Jafr village and all the terrorists inside were killed and injured, adding that 3 cars equipped with machineguns and several motorcycles used by terrorists were also destroyed.
A number of terrorists were also killed in al-Salehieh town, among them Yasser Ali al-Hilal.
Weapons Seized in Hasaka
The competent authorities seized big amounts of weapons and ammunitions during a raid of terrorists groups' hideouts in al-Nashwah neighborhood and al-Zibeh village in Hasaka countryside. An official source told SANA that all the members of the terrorist groups were arrested.
The seized weapons included 13 automatic rifles, 11 explosive devices, night binoculars and communication devices.