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Units of the Syrian Arab Armed Forces Continued Pursuing Terrorists/Mercenaries in the Northern and Southern areas of Syria



Terrorists Killed , Infiltration Attempt Foiled in Homs

May 21, 2013  –  SYRIAN PROVINCES – SANA Units of the armed forces on Tuesday continued pursuing the armed terrorist groups in the farms surrounding al-Wa’ar area in Homs, killing and injuring a number of terrorists.

An official source in the province told SANA reporter that the army discovered a field hospital and seized a big amount of medicine and medical equipment which were stolen from the public and private hospitals in Homs.

In al-Qseir, SANA reporter said that the army destroyed many terrorists’ tunnels in the central and northern area of the city, killing scores of terrorists and destroying their weaponry and equipment.

Among the killed terrorists were Abdul-Wareth Ismael, Ibrahim Harba, Bilal Qarqwaz, Mohammad Ammar, Hilal Darweesh and Ammar al-Iter, terrorist Suhayb Khaled Ismael, a most dangerous terrorist, was seriously injured.

Dozens of explosive devices that were planted by terrorists in the houses and public institutions and on the roads were dismantled.

Units of the armed forces continued pursuing terrorists in the northern and southern areas in the city after the army restored security and safety to the eastern area, the stadium, parts of the western area and the area surrounding the municipality, the cultural center, the Church and the municipality roundabout and to al-Ghaita area.

Terrorists Infiltration Attempt from Lebanon Foiled

In another context, units of the armed forces foiled armed terrorist groups’ infiltration attempts from Lebanon into Syria across several sites in al-Qseir countryside, inflecting heavy losses upon them.

SANA reporter quoted a source in the province as saying that the armed forces confronted armed terrorist groups tried to infiltrate from Lebanon across al-Sarhanieh, Hit and Bwiet to the Northern neighborhood in al-Qseir city, killing scores of terrorists, injuring others and destroying their vehicles.

Three Workers Martyred by Mortar Shells Fired in al-Mleiheh

Three workers martyred and 24 others injured when mortar shells fired by terrorists targeted Wasim Company for ready-made clothes in al-Mlayha in Damascus Countryside.

An official source told SANA reporter that the terrorist attack caused the martyrdom of 3 workers and the injury of 24 others and material damages in the company and the surrounding area.

A medical source in Damascus Hospital said that 15 injured, some in critical conditions were admitted in the Hospital , while a source in al-Muwasat Hospital said that the bodies of 3 martyrs were admitted to the hospital and 9 injured were also hospitalized with various injuries.

Car Loaded with 1 Ton of Explosives Destroyed in Harasta

In another context, the army destroyed a car loaded with explosives on Harasta highway in Damascus Countryside and killed the terrorists in it.

An official source told SANA reporter that the Mitsubishi car was loaded with 1 ton of explosives.

Army Destroys Terrorists’ Gatherings in Sirmin, Idleb Countryside

Units of the armed forces destroyed, in a qualitative operation, terrorists’ gatherings in Sirmin city in Idleb countryside with all the weapons and ammunition inside them.

SANA reporter quoted a source in the province as saying that the operation resulted in destroying a warehouse for the terrorists’ weapons, ammunitions and vehicles, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others.

The source added that the engineering units dismantled 3 explosive devices planted by terrorists near the Youth Camp, each one weighs 100 kg linked with a remote control device. The units also dismantled 2 anti-personnel landmines.

Jabhat-al-Nusra-Linked Terrorists Eliminated in Daraa

In Daraa countryside, an official source said that units of the armed forces carried out a qualitative operation against Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists’ hideouts in Busr al-Harir town.

The operation resulted in the killing of a number of terrorists and destroying their weapons and vehicles.


SANA English Bulletin – May 21, 2013