Syrian troops storm insurgent hideouts, seize arms

Syrian troops storm insurgent hideouts, seize arms
Sat Feb 8, 2014 23:42:37

Syrian Army forces have stormed numerous terrorist groups’ gathering centers and hideouts across the war-ravaged country, killing many foreign-backed insurgents and seizing or destroying large amounts of their weaponry.

Scores of terrorists were killed and others were wounded on Saturday in areas surrounding the Aleppo Central Prison and in the villages and towns of Kweires, Erbid and al-Jadideh in the countryside, Syrian state news agency SANA reported, citing informed military sources.

The source further added that army units destroyed terrorists’ weapons and ammunition loaded in cars in the areas of Sheikh Zayat, Kassarat al-Wdeihi and Qubtan al-Jabal.

Other Syrian military units destroyed a number of gathering spots for the foreign-backed insurgent groups along with the weapons and ammunition inside them in Hreitan, al-Mislmiyeh, al-Halak, Hamimeh and Azzan.

Moreover, a number of armed terrorist groups were entirely eliminated in the city of Aleppo and in the nearby neighborhoods of Bani Zeid, al-Sakhour, al-Ansari, al-Rashdin suburb, al-Dabaghat, B’eidin, al-Jandoul, al-Marjeh, Qadi Askar and Karm al-Jazmati.

Syrian authorities, in collaboration with local residents, also stormed a terrorist hideout in Ein Allouzeh neighborhood in Hama, arresting a number of armed insurgents and seized their weapons.

A military source further stated that automatic rifles, snipers, RPG launchers, grenades, silencer-equipped pistols and explosive devices were seized in the operations.


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