The army and armed forces, backed by popular defense groups, achieve more successes in fighting terrorists in different areas of the country by expanding established control areas, killing terrorist organizations’ leaders and destroy their weapons.
Terrorist leaders killed
An army unit killed Saturday a number of terrorists including terrorist Zouhair Hussein al-Zoubi, one of the the so called leaders of Jabhat al-Nusra affiliated “Karama brigade”, in the southern city of Daraa.
A military source told SANA that the army conducted a special operation against a gathering of terrorists in Daraa Balad neighborhood in the southern city of Daraa where a number of terrorists leaders were killed incuding al-Zoubi, while others were injured.
Meanwhile, a group of terrorists’ members were killed and injured and their weapons were destroyed in an operation targeting their gatherings in Attman town in the northern countryside of the Province.
The Syrian army air force targeted the Takfiri terrorist hideouts and movements in Khan Sheikhoun and al-Tamanaa towns in the southern countryside of Idleb Province.
The army destroyed a number of the so-called Jaish al-Fateh hideouts and vehicles in the province.
In the coastal province of Lattakia, the army and armed forces units, backed by popular defense groups, killed a big number of terrorists and destroyed their weapons during expanding military operations in the north-eastern side of the province and the hills surrounding Ghammam town.
More ISIS terrorists killed and injured and their vehicles destroyed as the Syrian army air force targeted their hideouts and fortresses in al-Sheikh Ahmad, Um Arkileh, Tal Ahmar and Rasem al-Abed in the eastern countryside of Aleppo Province.
The army air force inflicted heavy losses upon Jabhat al-Nusra-linked terrorist organizations in personnel and equipment after targeting their hideouts in the villages of al-Qasabiyeh and Skaik in Hama countryside.
Meanwhile, the terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media websites the killing of a number of their members, among them terrorists Ahmad Yassouf, Mohammad Howaish and Ali Abu al-Farouq.
The Syrian army air force targeted the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) sites in the village of al-Sawaneh al-Sharqiyeh, southwest of Palmyra city, and east of Jeb al-Jarrah town and the village of Hawarin and at the surrounding of Mahin town in the countryside of the central Homs province.
The army destroyed a number of the ISIS machinegun-equipped vehicles and sites with all terrorists and weapons and ammunition inside them.
Meanwhile, the terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media websites the killing of one of the ISIS self-claimed leader, nicknamed Haj Hassan Deirbalabawi in addition to terrorist Nizar Abu Shanab.