Damascus — The spokesman of the General Command of the Army and Armed Forces said that the Syrian Arab Army, with intensive and concentrated support by the Syrian Air Force, is continuing military operations against terrorist organizations in the central, northern, and southern areas, in addition to the northern countryside of Lattakia and Deir Ezzor.


General Command of the Army


In a statement on Monday, the spokesman said that units of the Army and Armed Forces continued their operations in Harasta and Nouleh farms in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus Countryside, and expanded their control over the areas, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their arms and munitions in the process.


He stated that other army units continued their operations in the direction of Jub al-Ahmar and Salma areas in the northern countryside of Lattakia province, and established control over a number of hills and strategic areas in the area.


Army units continued their operations in the southern countryside of Aleppo province and established control over 50 villages and farms and strategic hills in an area exceeding 120 square kilometers, the spokesman said, adding that that they are currently continuing to hunt down fleeing terrorists in the operations areas, announcing that al-Wadihi and al-Haddadeen are safe areas and asking locals to return to them.


He went on to confirm that the Armed Forces thwarted repeated infiltration attempts by ISIS terrorists and destroyed three car bombs they had deployed before any of them reached military posts in al-Jafra in Deir Ezzor province, inflicting heavy losses in personnel and munitions upon the terrorists.


The spokesman asserted that the Army and Armed Forces will continue fighting terrorist organizations and hunting down their remnants wherever they are found across the country until the army fulfils its national duty of eliminating terrorism and restoring safety and stability to the entirety of the country.