Provinces — The army and armed forces killed on Saturday large numbers of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organizations, gaining more progress in different Syrian territories.
300 terrorists at least killed in Lattakia countryside
Hundreds of terrorists were killed and others were injured in the continued operations carried out by the army, backed by the Syrian army air force, in the northern countryside of the coastal Lattakia province.
A military source told SANA that the operations carried out by the army, backed by the popular defense groups, last night and on Saturday morning, targeted terrorists’ dens in Salam area and the mountains surrounding Jib al-Ahmar, 48 km to the north east of Lattakia City.
The source added that at least 300 terrorists were killed in the operations, in addition to destroying many of their vehicles and dens with all the arms inside them.
Field sources told SANA reporter that among the killed, terrorist Fakher Ahmed Souhioun, Mohammad Salim Souhioun, Ahmed Omar Arab, Ahmed Sino, Khaled Hamad and Khaled Fatou.
Meanwhile, the Takfiri terrorist organizations acknowledged on their pages on the social networking websites that heavy losses were inflicted upon them in the personnel and the equipment as they published tens of the names of the killed terrorists including the self-claimed military commander of the so-called “1st Costal Brigade” terrorist Khaled Aous, nicknamed “Abu al-Walid.”
Meanwhile, the Syrian army air force carried out sorties against positions of the ISIS terrorist organization in the eastern countryside of the northern Aleppo province.
A number of the Takfiri terrorist organizations’ members killed and others injured in airstrikes against their dens in Oqairibat, al-Ankawi and al-Ziara in the northern countryside of the central Hama province.
Units of the army positioned at Deir Ezzor Airport killed 18 of the ISIS terrorists over the past 24 hours.
Field sources told SANA that among the killed terrorists, a self-claimed leader from the ISIS Abu Yusuf al-Iraqi along with 15 terrorists from his group, in addition to terrorist Ahmed Abboush and terrorist Siraj Eddin Jasem al-Eiada.
The sources added that a vehicle and varied ammunition belonging to the ISIS terrorists were destroyed in the clashes in the surroundings of the airport.
Units of the army and the armed forces, backed by the Syrian army air force, carried out concentrated airstrikes against dens and positions of the Takfiri terrorist organizations in the northern and eastern countryside of the central Homs province.
A unit of the army killed a member of terrorists and destroyed one of their stores of ammunition in Um Sharshouh village.
The source added that a number of the terrorists’ machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed in intensive bombardments carried out by an army unit against their positions to the north of Tal Abou al-Sanasel in the surroundings of Jabbourin.
Meanwhile, units of the army carried out precise operations against dens and positions of the terrorists in the villages and towns of Ghajar Amir, al-Ghantou and Talbisa, killing a large number of them and destroying their weapons and ammunition.
In the eastern countryside, the Syrian army air force destroyed machinegun-equipped vehicles belonging to the ISIS terrorists and killed a number of them in sorties carried out on Saturday morning against their dens in the surroundings of al-Shaer oil field.