With the Russian Air Force involved in the fight against terrorism, the terrorist organizations, mainly ISIS that is being hard hit, are suffering heavy losses in personnel and equipment.




Syrian and Russian airstrikes target ISIS positions


A military source told SANA on Friday that the Russian Air Force, in cooperation with the Syrian Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes on ISIS positions in various provinces.


A command headquarters and a signal center in Daret Ezza in the countryside of Aleppo were destroyed in the airstrikes, according to the source.


Airstrikes in Idleb, it said, resulted in destroying ammunition, weapons and fuel depots for a field camp and weapons and fuel depots in Maaret al-Nouman and an ammunition depot in al-Hbeit in the countryside of the province.


Dozens of vehicles and a fortified command headquarters were destroyed in Kafr Zita in the countryside of Hama province, the source added.




The army’s air force destroyed two convoys of armored vehicles for terrorist organizations in Aleppo on the road between the villages of Maraset al-Khan and al-Madyouna in al-Bab area, which is a supply route for terrorists across Turkey.


The airstrikes left a number of terrorists dead or injured, mostly from Jabhat al-Nusra, in addition to destroying their vehicles, some of which equipped with heavy machineguns.


In the southeastern countryside of the province, army units killed a number of terrorists as they targeted their positions in al-Salehiyeh, Tal Naam, Treidem, Jeb al-Safa, Hweijineh, Qseir al-Ward, Kabbara, Ein al-Hanash, Tal Faour and Talet al-Shawaya, 25 km away from Aleppo city.


Terrorists’ hideouts in the eastern countryside of Aleppo were targeted, particularly in the vicinity of al-Nairab airport and in Ein al-Jamajmeh, Hmeimeh al-Saghira, Rasm al-Abboud, Deir Hafer, al-Breij, Tal Istabl, Jaboul and al-Sheikh Ahmad.


The army units defending the Air Force Academy killed a number of ISIS terrorists and destroyed their arms and vehicles as they targeted their movements and positions in the vicinity of the academy.


Army units destroyed Jabhat al-Nusra positions in several neighborhoods in Aleppo city, including in al-Ramouseh, Salah-Eddin, al-Lairamoun, Bani Zaid, Karm al-Jabal and al-Zibdiyeh, while a number of terrorists were killed and their arms were destroyed in Kafr Hamra and Jib Ghabsha to the northwest of the city.




An army unit destroyed a hideout, several vehicles, a rocket launcher and a cannon for ISIS terrorists in Palmyra in the countryside of Homs province.




Army units, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, carried out operations against Jabhat al-Nusra positions in the northern countryside of the southern Quneitra province.


A number of terrorists were killed as their hideouts were destroyed in al-Hamediyeh and Ufania villages.


Gatherings of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were targeted in Abu Shatta village to the south of Jbata al-Khashab town, which is a main fortification for Jabhat al-Nusra.