More militants killed, others injured across Syria

More militants killed, others injured across Syria
Wed Aug 13, 2014 22:10:39

Syria army units have launched large military operations against militants’ gatherings, killing many of them and injuring others in several areas around the country.

An army unit thwarted militants’ infiltration attempt towards Wadi al-Daif near Maaret al-Noman in the northern province of Idlib on Wednesday. Many militants were killed and others were wounded during the operation.

Army units targeted several gatherings of militants in the towns and villages of Atman, al-Hrak, Inkhel, Nawa and Khirbet al-J’eiliyeh and on al-Yadoudeh-Daraa road in the countryside of Daraa, killing and injuring a number of the militants.

Other army units destroyed a number of cars which the militants were using in al-Na’imiyeh and others that were passing from al-Ghariyeh al-Shrqiyeh towards al-Hrak and al-Sourah, leaving all militants aboard the cars dead.

Militants were also killed and others were injured when an army unit targeted their gathering in Breiqa in the countryside of Quneitra.

Army units targeted gatherings and dens of militants in several areas and neighborhoods in the city and countryside of the northern province of Aleppo.

The operations were centered in a-Haidariyeh, Fafeen, al-Manasher, to the east of al-Sfeira, Balat, Abla, Khanaser, Kafar Kar, Salah-Eddin, al-Ameriyeh, al-Bab, Tadef and Tiba farms, according to a military source.

The source told the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reporter that an army unit killed more than ten militants and injured others in al-Sheikh S’eed area, while another unit destroyed a number of cars the militants were using in Khan al-Assal and al-Bab, killing all the militants aboard them.

An army unit repelled a group of militants who were trying to infiltrate from Jisr al-Kharab towards the farms of al-Waar area in Homs, leaving numbers of them dead and wounded.

A military source told SANA that army units targeted gatherings of militants in the mountains of Arsal, Tweina, Wadi al-Samarmar, Ein Hussein and Talbiseh in the countryside and in al-Waar neighborhood in the city. Many militants were killed or injured during the operations.

Other militants were also killed when an army unit destroyed a pickup truck in al-Shaer mountain in Palmyra countryside.

An army unit killed a number of militants, including their leader, who were attempting to sneak into Zgharo village in the northern countryside of Latakia.

A military source told SANA that the army units targeted al-Nusra Front militants’ dens in Ghmam, Zahiyeh, Ein al-Jouzeh, al-Ma’itmeh, Doreen and al-Shmayseh villages in the northern countryside of the province, killing and injuring many of them, in addition to destroying a number of their cars equipped with heavy machine guns.

Meanwhile, residents of al-Eshra village in the eastern countryside of Hasaka province repelled militants who had attempted to sneak into the village and attack its residents.

A source at the Police Command told SANA that citizens of al-Eshra village, which is located 15 Km to the east of Hasaka city, killed two militants and injured others.

Syria has been gripped by deadly violence since March 2011. Foreign-backed Takfiri groups along with other militants have been operating against the Syrian government. Over 170,000 people have reportedly been killed and millions displaced due to the violence.

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