Syrian troops inflict heavy blows on insurgents

Syrian troops inflict heavy blows on insurgents
Sun Jul 27, 2014 19:03:49

Syrian armed forces have engaged in major military operations against insurgent fortifications and staging grounds in the outskirts of Aleppo, Daraa, Homs, Idleb and Hasaka, inflicting heavy losses on the foreign-backed militants.

An army unit killed a large number of armed insurgents after targeting their staging areas and destroying vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns in Handarat, Rasem al-Abboud, al-Sheikh Lutfi, Khan al-Asal, Tal Khattab, al-Sheikh Said, al-Zarbeh, Bawabiyeh, Babansh, Haret al-Shahadiyeen, Hreitan and al-Ramousa.

Meanwhile in Daraa, government troops destroyed a number of vehicles carrying armed insurgents in Inkhel town and to the south of Khazan al-Oseileh in Daraa countryside.

Another army unit ambushed an insurgent staging area on Qita crossroad in Om al-Mayaden town, killing numerous armed elements and injuring others.

Also in Homs, army units targeted insurgent fortifications and staging grounds in Kafar Laha, Wadi al-Kahef and al-Quneitrat in the rural area of the province, killing and injuring scores of armed intruders.

The army units further ambushed insurgent hiding bunkers and staging centers in Kansafra, Qmainaz and the areas surrounding al-Arba’in mountain and the central prison in Idleb countryside.

Syrian troops also stormed terrorist staging areas in Hasaka, inflicting heavy losses upon the armed elements, in addition to destroying their war machines.
Syria’s state news agency SANA further cited a provincial source as saying that Syrian forces also restored security and stability to the prison for juvenile, Martyrs Cemetery and al –Ahrash area at the southern entrance of Hasaka.

The source added that the army units also killed and injured scores of terrorists that were attempting to attack a military post at the southern entrance of Hasaka, most of whom were non-Syrian natives.

Moreover, Syrian troops destroyed three enemy vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns during the operation.


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