The Syrian army and armed forces on Friday continued it mission in combating terrorism establishing control over new villages, killing big numbers of terrorists and destroying their equipment all over the country.
The Syrian Arab Army’s Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes on ISIL positions in the eastern and southeastern countryside of Homs province, a military source told SANA.
The source said that the Air Force destroyed ISIL hideouts in the town of Mahin and al-Qaryatain city 85km southeast of Homs city, killing a number of terrorists and destroying machinegun-equipped vehicles.
The Air Force also carried out sorties targeting ISIL positions in Palmyra (Tadmur) city 161km east of Homs city, killing and injuring many terrorists and destroying some of their vehicles and military equipment.
A military source told SANA that the Syrian Arab Army’s Air Force destroyed dens of terrorist organizations in Rasm al-Abad, al-Sheikh Ahmad, Oum Arkyilla, al-Mifelsa, Kwairis Janoubi, and the area surrounding the Air Force Academy in Aleppo countryside.
The Syrian army also regained control over the Kfar Haddad in the city of al-Hader in Aleppo southern countryside.
Army units, backed by the Syrian air force, established full control over al-Sefsafeh village in northwestern countryside of Hama province after inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists in personnel and equipment, a military source told SANA on Friday.
The army operations in the village destroyed the last hideout and gatherings for al-Nusra and the so called “Jaish al-Fateh” terrorists in addition to a number of vehicles equipped with heavy machine-guns.
An army unit killed and injured all group members of al-Nusra terrorists at the eastern side of al-Nuaimeh centre in the eastern countryside of Daraa province.
Later on the day, an army unit targeted terrorists’ concentrations in al-Naziheen Camp in Daraa al-Balad, killing and injuring a number of terrorists and destroying their ammunition and vehicles.
Army units seized 3 field hospitals and scores of terrorists’ redoubts including a DShK machinegun, home-made “hell canons”, 5 mortars, 20 gas cylinders prepared for bombing during combing the hills surrounding Jeb al-Zaarour and al-Fark mountain in the northern countryside of Latakia province.
Large amounts of explosives, different ammunition, Turkish and stolen medicine in addition to a quantity of Cocaine were also seized.