Units of the Syrian army, supported by the national air force, killed and injured terrorists of different organizations and destroyed their weapons and vehicles in a number of area, state-run SANA news agency reported Tuesday.
In Damascus Countryside, army units, joined by Hezbollah fighters, established full control over Ras al-Kosh Hill and Saaba Peak at al-Jarajir Mountains in Qalamoun area on border with Lebanon after eliminating the last gatherings of terrorists.
In the same context, an army unit targeted terrorists of al-Nusra Front takfiri group in Khan al-Sheeh town in the southwestern countryside of Damascus, a military source said on Tuesday.
Many terrorists were killed and four of their vehicles, which were loaded with weapons and ammunition, were destroyed in the operations.
More terrorists were also killed in fierce operations against their dens in the towns of Kafar Hour and Beit Tima areas and Beit Jinn farms.
In central Syria, the army air force launched a series of strikes against dens and positions of the so-called ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIL) and al-Nusra Front takfiri groups in the countryside of Homs province.
The army air force also carried out a number of strikes, destroying dens of ISIL terrorists in Palmyra and in the vicinity of al-Sha’er oil field in the eastern countryside of the province.
Scores of terrorists were killed in the strikes and others were injured in addition to destroying a number of their machinegun-equipped vehicles.
In neighboring province of Hama, the army air force destroyed a number of terrorist organizations’ vehicles and killed scores of their members in al-Rahjan and to the north of Mourek, Salba and al- Mushrife in the countryside of the province.
A military source said that the air force of the Syrian Army carried out concentrated strikes on al-Nusra terrorists’ gatherings in the eastern and northern countryside of Hama central province.
The source told SANA that the air force carried out raids on terrorists’ gatherings and moving axes at the north of towns of Mourek and al-Mushirfe in the northern countryside of the province, killing many and injuring others, in addition to destroying their vehicles.
Many terrorists were also killed in military operations in the villages of al-Rahjan and Salba in the northeastern countryside of the province.
In Daraa, an army unit carried out a special operation against a den of al-Nusra Front and other Takfiri terrorist organizations in Busra al-Sham city, 40 km to the east of the city.
More than 100 terrorists, mostly from al-Nusra Front, were killed in the operation and others were injured and their arms and ammunition were destroyed.
In the neighboring Quneitra province, an army unit targeted movements of al-Nusra terrorists in al-Hamidiyeh village, where a number of the terrorists were killed and a vehicle with a heavy machinegun mounted on it was destroyed.
Another army unit killed many terrorists and destroyed their weapons and ammunition in the towns of Toloul al-Homr, Jebata al-Khashab and to the north of Tal al-Ahmar in the northern and northeastern part of the province.
In the coastal province of Lattakia, units of the army and armed forces killed a self-claimed leader of al- Nusra Front and destroyed 3 warehouses of arms and Ammunition in the northern countryside of the province.
Syria was hit by a violent unrest since mid-March 2011, where the western media reports accuse countries, mainly the USA, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar of orchestrating the civil conflict in the country and providing terrorist groups with money, weapons and trained mercenaries.
On May 2011, Syrian army launched a wide-scale operation against armed groups and gunmen operating in the country, who started to escape the army blows and infiltrate illegally to Lebanon.