Provinces – The army units continued to advance in the course of operations going on across the country, establishing control over more areas in Aleppo.
Army units, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, established control over Kafr Obeid village and the surroundings of Blas village in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo province, a military source announced on Thursday.
The engineering units, the source told SANA, have combed Kafr Obeid village after eliminating all of the terrorists’ positions there.
Dozens of explosive devices, which the terrorists had planted among the residents’ houses and in the village’ farms, were dismantled, the source said.
The army has been steadily advancing in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo after it launched a wide operation there last Friday.
Later on the day, the army’s air force destroyed hideouts and vehicles for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Zeitan village in the southern countryside.
The air force also conducted sorties against headquarters and gatherings of ISIS terrorists in al-Halabiyeh and al-Hamra villages, Tallet al-Shawaya and the Syrian Saudi Chemical Company (SYSACCO) in the eastern countryside.
An army unit clashed last night with large numbers of terrorists who attacked a military post in al-Hamra village in the northeastern countryside of the central Hama province.
Field sources told SANA that the clashes left at least 30 terrorists dead, noting that most of those were foreigners.
Two tanks, a 23 mm cannon, an anti-tank machinegun and 6 vehicles transporting dozens of terrorists were destroyed in the confrontations, the source said.
Another army unit destroyed a bulldozer for terrorists near al-Latamneh town in the northern countryside of Hama province.
Army units killed all members of an ISIS terrorist group who attempted to infiltrate the surroundings of Deir Ezzor airport, according to field sources.
An army unit expanded its control towards the Ceramic Factory in al-Mrei’iyeh village, 10km east of Deir Ezzor, killing 14 ISIS terrorists and injured others positioned inside the factory, while other terrorists escaped.
The army artillery force targeted ISIS terrorists’ gatherings in the vicinity of al-Seyasiyeh Bridge on the northern entrance of Deir Ezzor city, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists in personnel and equipment.
Another army unit targeted a hideout for ISIS terrorist in al-Sena’a neighborhood, resulting in destroying it with all its arms and killing the terrorists who were inside it .
More dens and vehicles for terrorists were destroyed in army airstrikes in al-Mrei’iyeh and al-Jafra.