Provinces – Army operations continued on Friday in the framework of stepped-up crackdown on the terrorist organizations in various areas, particularly in Hama where the army is advancing, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists there.
Around 77 terrorists were killed or injured in the course of the wide military operation which the army launched two days ago to eliminate terrorist organizations in the northern countryside of Hama province.
A military source told SANA on Friday that 5 vehicles, including one equipped with a 23 mm machine gun, were destroyed and 5 terrorists were killed and 12 others were injured during operations in Kafr Zeita town, one of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists’ most important strongholds in the province.
More terrorists were killed and over 30 others were injured in the army’s operations on the outskirts of Kafr Nabbouda. A leader of a terrorist group was identified among the dead.
An army unit also killed 30 terrorists and destroyed 3 vehicles to the north of Tallet al-Sayad.
An army unit killed 50 terrorists who attempted to infiltrate towards al-Breij area in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province and destroyed a vehicle equipped with a heavy machine gun used by the terrorists.
Another army unit destroyed three vehicles, one of which equipped with a machine gun, in the vicinity of al-Nairab airport, 10 km east of Aleppo city.
Meanwhile, field sources said the army’s operations in the vicinity of al-Nairab airport resulted in destroying two armored vehicles.
A number of terrorists were also killed in al-Zahraa neighborhood on the western sides of Aleppo city.
The army’s air force killed a number of terrorists and destroys their vehicles in al-Jafra, al-Mayadeen and al-Mrei’iyeh in the eastern Deir Ezzor province.
KSA provides anti-air missiles to terrorists
A car exploded in Heit town in the western countryside of the southern Daraa province after Thursday midnight, resulting in the death of three terrorists, including Ghassan al-Saffouri, Hussien al-Nemri and a terrorist nicknamed “Arour Heit”.
Later on the day, army units targeted terrorists’ gatherings and hideouts in a number of areas in Daraa al-Balad, killing and injuring scores of terrorists and destroying their weapons and ammunition.
The army also killed a number of terrorists in operations in Ataman and Kherbat Ghazala in Daraa countryside.
Meanwhile, multi-sourced information said that Saudi Arabia has sent anti-armor and anti-air missiles through the Jordanian borders to a number of terrorist groups in Daraa.
Reconnaissance plane for terrorists shot down
An army unit shot down a reconnaissance drone for terrorists in Beit Hleibiyeh in the northern countryside of Lattakia.
The army’s air force killed a large number of terrorists in strikes on their hideouts and gatherings in Rabiaa area.
The strikes left a number of terrorists dead, including Mohammad Manla, Mohammad Qabaji and Mohammad Jamal Qabji.
An army unit clashed with a terrorist group in al-Mreij district in Salma area, killing all of its members.
An army unit destroyed three pick-up vehicles equipped with machine guns for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Izz Eddin village on the border between Homs and Hama provinces.
Another army unit killed a number of terrorists and destroyed their arms to the west of al-Msheirfeh village, 18 km north of Homs city.