Syrian forces expand mop-up operations

Syrian forces expand mop-up operations
Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:40:49

The Syrian army forces have inflicted heavy losses upon foreign-backed militants in Aleppo, Damascus countryside, Daraa, Quneitra, Idlib and Lattakia, Syrian SANA news agency reports.

A military source said that the army units killed scores of terrorists by targeting their dens in Aleppo and its countryside.

The source added that other army units destroyed 7 terrorists’ cars in Handarat, Tal Ref’at and Hreitan. Another army unit destroyed an armored car and a car equipped with heavy machinegun in al-Lairamoun, killing all terrorists inside it.

In Damascus countryside, a military source said that the army units destroyed a den for al-Nusra Front terrorist group, killing all terrorists inside it, and destroying a weapons depot in Khan al-Sheeh farms.

The army units uprooted several terrorists on al-Yadodeh-Khrab al-Shahem road, Semlin, Enkhel and Atman towns in Daraa countryside, destroying their weapons and equipment.

In Daraa al-Balad, a military source said that other army units stormed terrorists’ dens and gatherings in al-Manshiyeh neighborhood and al-Bajabjeh district, killing and injuring many of them.

In Quneitra countryside, army units also hit a number of terrorists in the vicinity of al-Quna Dam, in the outskirts of Ain al-Darb town, and in Ovana, al-Yarzan and Eastern Zubaida. A leader of one of the terrorist groups called “Abu Bahr” was among the killed terrorists.

Members of an armed terrorist group were repelled as they were trying to infiltrate Rasm al-Aqra’ in the countryside of Quneitra.

In Idlib countryside, the military units also targeted the gatherings of terrorists in Ma’ar Bleet, Ma’ar Tab’i, Kafrouma and Talmens, leaving several terrorists dead or wounded.

Other army units targeted terrorists’ dens in the areas near al-Dayef valley and al-Hamdiyeh in Idlib countryside, killing and injuring many of them. A military source told SANA that an army unit killed and injured scores of terrorists while hunting them on Idlib-Binish road.

In northern countryside of Lattakia, the army units eliminated a number of al-Nusra Front terrorists in the villages of al-Mghera, Rabe’a and Qasab, destroying their weapons and equipment.


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