Militants suffer severe losses across Syria

Militants suffer severe losses across Syria
Wed Apr 30, 2014 21:00:23

The Syrian army has carried out successful operations against the foreign-backed militant groups across the country, eliminating militants and destroying their weapons.

Army units continued Wednesday to advance in al-Ramouseh, al-Ameriyeh and al-Lairamoun neighborhoods in Aleppo, eliminating a big number of militants and destroying their vehicles.

A military source told the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) that the army units killed and injured a big number of militants and destroyed about 50 cars in operations against the militants’ gatherings in the Industrial City in al-Sheikh Najjar, the surrounding of Aleppo central prison, al-Jbaileh, Marea and Hreitan in the northern countryside of Aleppo and in Andan, al-Mansourah, al-Showaihneh and al-Lairamoun in the western countryside and in Kwairis, Rasem al-Abboud and al-Jadideh in the eastern countryside.

The source added that the army units destroyed militants’ hideouts in al-Rashideen, Bustan al-Kaser, al-Zebdiyeh, al-Sakhour, al-Salehin and Hanano neighborhoods and near al-Sakan al-Shababi in Bani Zaid and the old city of Aleppo, killing all militants inside them.

The army also destroyed a number of cars with all weapons and ammunition inside them near al-Kastillo roundabout and destroyed a gathering of militants' cars in al-Halk neighborhood. Militants were also eliminated in the operations.

In Daraa, army units eliminated a number of militants in the area surrounding al-Ma’asara, to the south of the old Customs building, al-Nazihin camp and al-Hammadin quarter in Daraa al-Balad.

The army units also destroyed the headquarters of the so-called 'Tawheed al-Janoub Brigade' in Daraa al-Balad, killing and injuring all militants inside it.

Other army units destroyed militants’ hideouts to the east of al-Aswad Mosque in Etman town and in al-Yadoudeh, al-Mzairib and Da’el in Daraa countryside, killing and injuring a number of militants inside them. Militants’ cars were also destroyed in the operations.

In the northern countryside of Latakia, army units killed and injured a number of militants, most of them are non-Syrians, in Ein al-Delbeh in Kassab area.

In the city of Homs, army units killed and injured members of armed militant groups in al-Hamidiyeh and Bab Hud neighborhoods and destroyed their equipment.

A military source told SANA that army units foiled an armed militant group that tried to attack a military checkpoint in Talbiseh, killing and injuring all its members.

The army units destroyed militants’ gatherings in the villages of al-Ameriyeh, Aidoun, Housh Hajjo, al-Ghanto and al-Dar al-Kabira in Homs countryside.

Syria has been gripped by deadly violence since 2011. Over 150,000 people have reportedly been killed and millions displaced due to the violence fueled by Western-backed militants.

According to reports, the Western powers and their regional allies -- especially Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey -- are supporting the militants operating inside Syria.


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