Syrian Army units continued hunting armed terrorist groups
Syrian Army units eliminated terrorists in a string of operations against their gatherings in the farms and villages in eastern Ghouta, Damascus southern and northwestern countryside, destroying their dens and concentrations.
An official source told SANA that an armed terrorist group was eliminated and a heavy machinegun was destroyed in Barzeh neighborhood.
The army units continued hunting armed terrorist groups in al-Qaboun neighborhood and killed and wounded many of their members, the source pointed out, adding that another unit clashed with an armed terrorist group near al-Manasher roundabout in Jobar neighborhood, killing and injuring a number of terrorists.
The source indicated that members of an armed terrorist group were eliminated in Douma and in the vicinity of the Water Establishment in Harasta. Youssef Abdul-Kareem al-Bernawi was identified among the dead terrorists.
Terrorists’ attempt to detonate two explosive devices in al-Rihan town, weighing over 25 kg, was thwarted.
In eastern Ghouta, an army unit destroyed a terrorists’ hideout in al-Baharia farms with the weapons and ammunition inside, killing all the terrorists inside the den.
The source indicated that army units pursued armed terrorist groups in the farms surrounding al-Kisweh in Damascus southern countryside, killing and wounding numbers of their members.
Another unit destroyed a car bomb driven by a suicide bomber on a dirt road just before entering al-Mkeilbieh town.
Members of an armed group were killed and others injured in a qualitative army operation in al-Zabadani city in Damascus northwestern countryside.
Terrorists killed, their equipment destroyed in Aleppo
Army units inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists in a series of operations against their gatherings and dens in Aleppo city and countryside, also thwarting terrorists’ infiltration attempts and destroying ordnance, including heavy machineguns.
An official source told SANA that numerous Jabhat al-Nusra concentrations in the areas adjacent to Aleppo central prison were destroyed, with the weapons and ammunition inside, and a number of terrorists were killed and others injured.
The source pointed out that an army unit killed terrorists near the entrance of the Industrial City in al-Sheikh Najjar as another unit destroyed ordnance and weapons and killed numbers of terrorists near al-Zira’a building and on Hreitan-Al Castillo and Hreitan-Andan roads.
In Aleppo southern countryside, army units destroyed weapons and ammunitions south of Khan al-Assal. The source added that numbers of terrorists were killed in Mayer and Minnegh villages, indicating that weapons and ammunition, including heavy and medium machineguns were also destroyed.
In Aleppo city, an army unit carried out a qualitative operation, killing members of an armed terrorist group that tried to infiltrate into safe areas in Karm al-Jabal and confiscated their weapons, including automatic rifles.
In Aleppo old city, an army unit clashed with armed groups that tried to infiltrate into the safe parts of the city, killing and wounding their members, as another unit killed terrorists on the outskirts of al-Rashidin neighborhood and destroyed weapons and vehicles for them.
A terrorists’ attempt to infiltrate into al-Sheikh Said was foiled, the source added, indicating that two cars loaded with weapons and ammunition were destroyed in al-Wdeihi and near al-Marjeh roundabout.
Clashes erupted in al-Sheikh Maksoud and al-Khalidieh neighborhoods with terrorist groups who tried to infiltrate into the safe areas in the two neighborhoods, leaving a number of terrorists killed and others injured.
500-meter-long arms tunnels discovered in Idleb countryside
A military source said that army units discovered 500 meter-long tunnels that terrorists were using in their movement and for transporting weapons and ammunition in Bsanqoul town in rural Idleb.
In a statement to SANA, the source added that big numbers of terrorists who were inside the tunnels were killed, and their weapons and ammunition confiscated.
In rural Idleb, army units killed terrorists in the towns and villages of Kafrshlaya, Korein, Qmeinas. Qasr al-Fanar, al-Ashrafieh, Abu al-Dohour, al-Majas, Kafrouma, Eblin, Ehsem and Maasaran.
Terrorists killed in Idleb countryside
A unit of the armed forces carried out an operation against terrorists’ gatherings in Sermin in Idleb countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them.
A military source told SANA that an army unit killed a number of terrorists, including Ahmad Mohammad Dakzada and a leader of terrorist group called “Dawod Brigade.”
Terrorists’ hideouts and concentrations destroyed in Homs
Army units destroyed terrorists’ hideouts and concentrations in Homs city and countryside, along with weapons and ammunition loaded in a boat in al-Rastan Lake, also tightening control on a number of building blocks in Bab Hood neighborhood.
A military source told SANA that a number of terrorists were killed in Wadi al-Sayeh, al-Hamidieh, al-Warsheh, al-Khalediyeh and Karm Shemshem neighborhoods in Homs city, in addition to destroying weapons and ammunition for terrorists in the towns and villages of al-Ghanto, Kissin, Taldao and Talbiseh in rural Homs.
Other army units tightened grip on a number of building blocks north of the Directorate of Civil Status Affairs and south of al-Massoudieh school in Bab Hood neighborhood, having eliminated the terrorists who stationed there.
The source added that an army unit repelled terrorists who were transporting weapons and ammunition by a boat in al-Rastan Lake, killing and wounding them.
Terrorists’ dens, weapons and ammunition were destroyed in the southern orchards of Palmyra city, killing and injuring a number of terrorists.
Army units eliminate terrorists in Homs countryside
units of the armed forces carried out operations against terrorists’ gatherings in Homs countryside, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their equipment.
An official source told SANA that the army units destroyed terrorists’ gatherings on Burj Ka’ai- al-Rastan road, killing and injuring several terrorists.
The source pointed out that another army unit destroyed terrorists’ gatherings in Talbisa and Kesin in al-Rastan countryside, killing and injuring a number of terrorists.
Meanwhile, another army unit foiled terrorists’ attempt to sneak from Lebanon to Syria in al-Bahlonia in Talkalkh countryside, killing scores of them, while others escaped to Lebanon.
Terrorists killed, money in Saudi Riyal confiscated in Daraa countryside
An army unit killed members of an armed terrorist group in Ein Afa area on Deir Adas-Kanaker road in Daraa countryside.
A military source told SANA that weapons, ammunition, forged documents, large amounts of Syrian pounds and Saudi Riyals, communication devices and medical equipment were confiscated.
Zuhair Ahmad al-Salhani, Yasser Mohammad Alawiah and Mohammad Abdul-Razzak Ghuneim were identified among the dead terrorists, the source pointed out.
Army units kill terrorists, destroy weapons in Deir Ezzor
Army units killed a number of terrorists in Deir Ezzor city and destroyed weapons, ammunition, communication devices and satellite transmitters in al-Jbeileh neighborhood in the city.
An official source told SANA that an army unit destroyed a terrorists’ den near al-Firdaous Mosque in al-Jbeileh neighborhood, killing and injuring all the terrorists inside.
The source added that the operation led to destroying machineguns, automatic rifles, ammunition, communication devices and satellite transmitters that terrorists were using for contacting hostile channels.
The source indicated that army units clashed with terrorists in Ali Baik neighborhood, killing and injuring most of them, as other units destroyed terrorists’ concentrations near al-Siyasieh Bridge, al-Hwieka and al-Matar al-Kadim neighborhoods and near the ceramic factory in Kanamat neighborhood.
In rural Deir Ezzor, an army unit killed four terrorists and injured others in al-Mreieh village, and destroyed weapons and ammunition for them.
English Bulletin, SANA, 18 July 2013