Syria army attacks al-Nusra hideouts, kills militants in Duma

Syria army attacks al-Nusra hideouts, kills militants in Duma
Wed Dec 25, 2013 09:47:26

Several foreign militants have been killed in a mop-up operation carried out by Syrian army aagainst terrorist groups in the city of Duma, northeast of the capital, Damascus.

The army units attacked hideouts of al-Nusra Front terrorists and killed scores of militants in the city, official SANA news agency reported on Tuesday.

Boshar Tandanar from Turkey, Abdullah al-Bakkar from Saudi Arabia, Owel al-Mish’al from Qatar, Ayed al-Fahd from Iraq and Seif Tarawna from Jordan are the foreign terrorists killed in the operation.

During the Syrian unrest, Duma has been a major flashpoint and has witnessed numerous fighting between Syrian government forces and the foreign-backed militants and terrorists.

On 30 January 2012, the Syrian Army gained control of the city after a major operation against the armed groups.

Meanwhile, an army unit discovered a large amount of weapons the city of al-Nabek town.

Syria has been gripped by deadly unrest since 2011. According to reports, Western powers and their regional allies - especially Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey - are supporting the militants operating inside the country.


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