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Terrorists killed in large numbers, including leaders

17/6/2013 – (SANA) – Units of the armed forces on Sunday carried out a series of special operations against terrorists in several areas in Damascus and its Countryside and destroyed their weapons, in addition to killing a number of terrorist groups’ leaders.

An official source told SANA that an army unit killed a number of terrorists in the farms surrounding al-Ahmadiyeh town in Eastern Ghouta, which the army seized control of yesterday, including Nazhat al-Doukhi and Muhammad al-Abtah.

A 23mm caliber anti-aircraft cannon was destroyed in the town, according to the source.

The source added that other army units destroyed a terrorists’ den in Alia farms in Douma area, while another army unit killed Muhammad Kahal, leader of an armed terrorist group, and a number of his group’s members, including Khalid Alloush. 

Another army unit clashed with an armed terrorist group in the western district of al-Zabadani city, killing and injuring several terrorists, including Ali Abu Dha and Suleiman Tinawi, leader of an armed terrorist group.

Other army units destroyed a terrorists’ den along with the weapons and ammunition inside it in Babila town and killed Amer Rashwan, leader of an armed terrorist group, and a number of his group’s members, including Maher Assoud.

In al-Hajar al-Aswad, another army units destroyed a terrorists’ gathering and killed a number of “Jabhat al-Nusra” terrorists. Units of the armed forces clashed with an armed terrorist group near a soap factory in Joubar in Damascus Countryside that had been committing acts of looting in the area, an official source told SANA reporter.

The clashes resulted in killing a number of terrorists and seizing their weapons, which included automatic rifles, grenade launchers and heavy machineguns.

The source also told the reporter that army units chased members of armed terrorist groups in the farms to the east of Barzeh neighborhood in Damascus, killing many of them, including Ahmad al-Kheshn.

The terrorists’ weapons, including automatic rifles and heavy machineguns, were seized.

Terrorists’ dens destroyed in Lattakia countryside, a Tunisian killed

Units of the armed forces targeted “Jabhat al-Nusra” terrorists’ gatherings in Jib al-Ahmar and al-Kbeir villages in Lattakia countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists.

A military source told SANA that the army operation resulted in the killing of several terrorists, including Muhammad Khalid Ahmad, Mutaz al-Shamat and Aref al-Dumyati and the Tunisian Saif Allah al-Sufi, in addition to destroying their equipment.

Operations target terrorists’ dens in Daraa, explosive devices dismantled

Units of the armed forces carried out several operations against terrorists’ dens and gatherings in Daraa and its countryside.

A military source told SANA that the army units targeted terrorists’ dens in al-Shabraq, Heit, Sahim al-Goulan, Saisoun, al-Lwaihiq, Tssil, al-Shajara, Jillein, Nafaa, al-Alia and Tafas, killing and injuring several terrorists, including the non-Syria Muhand Abdullah al-Dbaish.

The source added that another army unit targeted a terrorists’ gathering in Tall Shhab in Daraa countryside, killing and injuring several terrorists, including Mu’yead Mahmoud Amyan, Muhammad Aba Zaid, Abdullah Younis Aba Zaid and Khalid Amyan.

The source pointed out that an engineering unit dismantled two explosive devices weighing between 30-40 Kg planted by terrorists on Damascus-Daraa highway.

Another army unit ambushed an armed terrorist group’ members who were driving a minibus and two cars in Mahajja town in Daraa, killing all terrorists, in addition to seizing their weapons.

Manuals and CDs that promote Takfiri mentality of Jabhat al-Nusra were seized with the terrorists.

Other army units dismantled two explosive devices planted by terrorists in Mahajja.

In the same context, another army unit destroyed terrorists’ weapons and equipment in Mzeirib town, killing several terrorists, including Murad Naeem al-Natour affiliated to the so called “Osoud al-Aqsa Battalion”.

Terrorists ambushed in Homs Countryside

Authorities killed two terrorists and arrested 2 other in an ambush while they were attempting to plant an explosive device in one of the residential neighborhood in Palmyra city in Homs countryside.

An official source in the province told SANA reporter that the dead terrorists were Muhammad Ali al-Joufi and Ahmad Khalid al-Rashid.

Army units eliminated terrorist hideouts and gatherings in two farms located between the towns of al-Ghanto ald Talbiseh, destroying the weapons and equipment inside them and restoring security and stability to the farms.

Authorities seize trucks smuggling diesel in Homs

The source pointed out that the authorities seized two trucks without license plates loaded with large amounts of diesel set to be smuggled to the east of the industrial city of Hasya in Homs.

The authorities killed 3 terrorists inside the trucks, which were heading from al-Kashf town in Homs countryside to Qara in Damascus Countryside, and arrested 2 other.

Army eliminates Saudi terrorists in Aleppo countryside

Army units eliminated large numbers of terrorists, most of them Saudis, who had been holed up in a mall in the area of Kafr Hamra in Aleppo’s northern countryside.

Army units also clashed with terrorist groups affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra near Kilikia association, Maaret al-Artik, and Einjara school, leaving most of the terrorists dead or injured and destroying two 23mm anti-aircraft guns and a number of heavy machineguns.

Another unit carried out an operation targeting a hideout in the village of Daret Azza used by terrorist for training, eliminating all the terrorists inside it and destroying large amounts of ammo and weapons, while a second unit clashed with a terrorist group which had been committing robberies on the road between Einjara and Kafrnaha, destroying the terrorists’ weapons and equipment and eliminating most of them.

A mortar cannon was destroyed and three terrorists were killed on the Maslamiya road, while a number of terrorists were killed and others injured on the Aleppo-Idleb road.

In Aleppo city, an Army unit destroyed a gathering of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Bustan al-Basha, eliminating 12 terrorists and destroying a 23mm anti-aircraft gun.

12 terrorists killed in clash between two terrorist groups in Aleppo countryside

A clash between two terrorist groups following a fight over dividing stolen industrial machinery and equipment left twelve terrorists dead in Deir Hafer in Aleppo countryside.

An official source said that the fight that erupted in a terrorists’ den dragged on for several hours and different weapons were used, including machineguns and grenades.

The source said that 12 terrorists were killed in the clash and scores were injured, adding that the den was totally destroyed.

Terrorists eliminated in Hasaka countryside

Army units eliminated and injured  a number of terrorists in the areas of Tal Hamis and Tal Barak in Hasaka countryside, in addition to eliminating terrorists who had been committing robberies and stealing oil on the road leading to Raqqa.

Another Army unit destroyed terrorist hideouts in al-Khamael and near al-Bassel dam, leaving the terrorists inside them dead or wounded.

Army eliminates terrorists in Idleb countryside

An Army unit eliminated a number of terrorists and injured others in the villages of al-Buwaiti and Qern al-Ghazal in Idleb countryside, destroying the terrorists weapons and munitions.

Another unit eliminated 11 terrorists who had been committing thefts and robberies in al-Shaghr village and al-Sejari quarry in Jisr al-Shughour area, destroying three heavy machineguns the terrorists had been using.

In al-Arbaiyeen mountain, the Army set an ambush for a terrorist group, resulting in the elimination of an entire terrorist groups and the destruction of their weapons, munitions and equipment.




Security restored to towns in Hama countryside

Hama, (SANA – M. Ismael / H. Sabbagh) – Army units on Sunday restored security and stability to al-Rashadieh and al-Kerbatieh towns in Hama countryside.

Scores of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were killed after the Syrian army regained control over Jabal al-Ahs, Hijaret El-Kbeireh and Abdet Mousa towns.

Army units also restored security to the villages of Rasm Qanbar, al-Jeb al-Abyad, Makkin al-Shamali, Makkin al-Janubi, Rasm al-Dab’a, al-Naima, Khdeira, Rasm Fakhr, al-Tuwaidiye, Rasm al-Ahmar, Tibet al-Dekaij in Hama countryside.

A military source said that all the hideouts of Jabhat al-Nusra in these villages have been destroyed and that dozens of explosive devices planted by terrorists in streets and houses were dismantled.

The source said that large amounts of TNT explosives, communication devices, and dozens of adhesive explosive devices were found while searching the village of Khedira.

The source added that an Army unit also destroyed a terrorist hideout in al-Bela’as mountain in Hama countryside, leaving all the terrorists inside it dead or wounded.