PROVINCES, (SANA)_Units of the armed forces carried out a series of qualitative operations against terrorists' gatherings in several areas in Idleb countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them.SANA quoted a source in the province as saying that a unit of the armed forces ambushed terrorist groups in al-Mintar town in Jisr al-Shughour countryside, killing and injuring many terrorists. A unit of the armed forces also destroyed an ammunition cache in Armaleh village. The terrorist Omar Khattab was reportedly killed.Army units also targeted armed terrorist groups in the towns of Bzet, al-Keniah and Ein al-Bardeh, killing and injuring its members.
Army units also directed a painful strike against terrorists and destroyed several dens in Ard al-Sabounieh and al-Nayrab towns in Sarmin, killing and injuring many, among them the terrorist Mahmoud al-Omar, and destroyed a mortar cannon. Another unit carried out qualitative operations in Ariha, destroying a number of vehicles and motorcycles, while another unit inflicted heavy losses on terrorists in al-Skeifati souk in Saraqeb city. In Abu al-Dohour, a unit of the armed forces targeted a gathering of terrorists in al-Hamamiyat town and another in al-Mestriha town, inflicting direct and heavy losses on them.
Terrorists' Dens Destroyed in Homs Countryside
Units of the armed forces killed and injured terrorists and destroyed a number of their vehicles and machinegun-equipped cars in a string of qualitative operations against their gatherings in Homs countryside. A military source told SANA that a den for leaders of terrorist groups in al-Rastan was destroyed along with the weapons, ammunition and terrorists inside. The source added that an army unit inflicted heavy losses on an armed terrorist group that was attacking the locals and property in al-Saan and destroyed a mortar cannon. Meanwhile, a convoy of vehicle for terrorists was destroyed on al-Qaryatein-Qasr al-Heer al-Sharqi axis, along with the weapons, ammunition and terrorists inside. The source added that a unit of the army carried out a qualitative operation against terrorists' gathering in Rableh, killing and injuring a number of terrorists. Several vehicles and motorcycles for terrorists were also destroyed.
The Army Clashes with Terrorists in Damascus countryside and Daraa
Units of the army today inflicted heavy losses upon the armed terrorist groups in Damascus countryside and Daraa, destroying their hideouts and criminal equipment they were using in acts of killing and looting against civilians. A military source told SANA that a unit of the army clashed with terrorists in Adra, Damascus countryside, killing a number of them and destroying several cars loaded with weapons and ammunitions. The source added that another army unit destroyed a den for the terrorists in Dhara al-Baida in the East of Ghouta along the equipment and weapons inside them, killing a number of terrorists who were attacking the civilians. Meanwhile, the source stated that a unit of the army clashed with an armed terrorist group who was terrifying the families in al-Arbaeen region in Daraa al-Balad, killing a number of terrorists and injuring many of them.
Armed Forces Eliminate Leaders of Armed Terrorist Groups in Damascus Countryside
Units of the Armed Forces eliminated several terrorists and injured others, including leaders of so-called "Islam Brigade" terrorist groups in al-Ibb farms, al-Hajar al-Aswad and Sbeineh towns in Damascus countryside. An official source told SANA reporter that a unit of the Armed Forces eliminated Ahmad Qassem, Ali Issa al-Mahmoud, Arfan al-Naqshbandi and Ahmad al-Manfoush who are leaders of armed terrorist groups in al-Ibb farms in Eastern Ghouta, in addition to eliminating terrorists Mohammad al-Doumani, Samir al-Hallaq and Ahmad al-Sayyed, who all belong to so-called "Islam Brigade" terrorist group. Meanwhile, army units carried out two qualitative operations in al-Hajar al-Aswad and al-Sbeineh towns and destroyed a terrorists' den and eliminated a number of terrorists, including Haitham al-Zari, Mohammad Khalifeh, Aiman Abdul-Hadi, Najm Eddin Matar and Kamal Rahal.