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The Army confronts terrorists in many Syrian cities

September 28, 2013 – The Army units on Saturday continued their national operations against the armed terrorist groups in many Syrian cities.

Army units kill terrorists in Idleb countryside

An army unit killed terrorists in a qualitative operation in the vicinity of Abu al-Duhour airport in Idleb countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them.

A military source told SANA that the operation also resulted in the destruction of weapons and ammunition loaded in cars and killing and injuring all the group’s members.

An army unit destroyed concentrations of terrorists; some affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra in the vicinity of al-Arba’in Mountain and killed them all.

Army kills terrorists, destroys their weapons in Damascus countryside

Army units killed terrorists in a series of operations in farms and villages in eastern Ghouta and Damascus southern and northern countryside, destroying heavy machineguns and ammunition.

An official source told SANA that an army unit clashed with a terrorist group east of the Police Hospital in Harasta, killing and wounding several terrorists.

Another unit destroyed two cars loaded with weapons and ammunition in the area surrounding al-Baharia town in eastern Ghouta, killing a number of terrorists, among them Ibrahim Shehada.

The source pointed out that members of terrorist groups were killed and others injured while they tried to infiltrate from the vicinity of Abu Bakr mosque in al-Rihan town towards Aleppo old road, indicating that a terrorists’ den was destroyed in al-Eb farms in Duma area with the weapons and ammunition inside. All the terrorists inside were killed, including Mohammad Khalbous.

The source indicated that an army unit eliminated an armed terrorist group at al-Ghanam Square in Duma. The terrorists Tawfiq al-Maidaani was among the killed terrorists.

Army units also pursued members of terrorist groups in Daraya city and destroyed their weapons and ammunition. Ammar al-Etmeh and Mahmoud al-Khatib were identified among the dead.

An army unit clashed with terrorist groups west of Saydnaya city and destroyed their weaponry that were loaded in two cars and killed most of their members.

Terrorists attempt to detonate IEDs aborted in Homs

Army units thwarted on Saturday the attempts of terrorists to detonated explosive devices in al-Makhram countryside and destroyed their weapons and ammunition in Homs eastern countryside.

An official source told SANA that an army unit destroyed terrorist concentrations and weaponry in Unk al-Hawa in Jub al-Jarrah countryside, killing and injuring many terrorists.

The source added that attempts of terrorists to blow up 4 IEDs weighing 300 kg were foiled. The devices were planted on the road between the villages of eastern and western Um Hartein in al-Makhram countryside.

The army units on September 15 restored security and stability to the towns and villages of eastern and western Um Hartein, Msheirfeh, Maasada, Mseid, Khattab and Usmud in Homs eastern countryside.

Significant progress achieved on al-Qaboun-Zamalka-Joubar axis in Damascus Countryside

The army achieved significant progress on al-Qaboun-Zamalka-Joubar axis in Damascus Countryside after a series of special operations during which several terrorists’ gatherings and dens were destroyed in the area.

SANA reporter quoted a field commander in as saying that units of the armed forces seized full control of an area of 1.5 km stretching between al-Qaboun al-Sinaiyeh area and Zamalka.

The source stressed that the army units cut apart the armed terrorist groups and cut off their weapons and ammunition supply routes between Zamalka, Joubar and Erbin.

In the framework of the operations, a 150 m long and 1.3 m high tunnel used by the terrorists was unveiled in Joubar neighborhood.

Other tunnels of 10 m in length were uncovered under the main street in the neighborhood. Anti-tank explosive devices weighing 30-40 kg were found in the tunnels, according to the source. The source also mentioned that the army units found various types of weapons dropped by the terrorists before getting killed, including French-made anti-tank rocket launchers RBR and launch pads for 12.7 mm caliber anti-aircraft guns, in addition to a number of various anti-tank rockets.

The operations, the source told SANA reporter, resulted in killing large numbers of terrorists in the area, most of them are of Arab nationalities.

The rest of terrorists got cornered in a secluded area where the army units are continuing operations to eliminate them completely and restore security and stability to the area. 

Terrorists targeted in several areas in Homs

Units of the armed forces killed a number of terrorists and injured others in a series of operations targeting their gatherings in the neighborhoods of Bab Hood, Jouret al-Shayah, al-Qarabis and al-Qusour in the city of Homs, according to a military source.

The source told SANA that other terrorists were killed, with a number of them injured, as they were trying to infiltrate from al-Dar al-Kabira village into the neighboring village of al-Mhajreen to attack the citizens.

A number of terrorists’ gatherings were destroyed in al-Dar al-Kabira, and in the villages of Kfarnan, kiseen, al-Mas’aleel, Burj Qa’I, al-Ghajar and al-Zara.

An army unit clashed with members of armed terrorist groups in al-Nejmeh village, al-Talleh area and near the garage in Talbiseh, leaving many of them dead and wounded.

An official source told SANA that the army killed and injured scores of terrorists, among them non-Syrian terrorists in the town of al-Husn in Homs countryside.

Terrorists Mohammad Omar al-Kurd, Waled Ibrahim Wahba and Shahira Isam al-Qadi, wife of a Lebanese terrorist, were identified among the dead.

Terrorists killed by their own explosive device in Homs

In another context, many terrorists were killed or injured when an explosive device blew up while they were preparing it inside a den in al-Wa’ar neighborhood in the city.

An official source told SANA that all the terrorists were either killed or injured in the blast, as the building that they were taking as a workshop for manufacturing explosives and storing weapons and ammunitions was partially destroyed.

Two citizens martyred, others injured by terrorists at entrance of Bustan al-Qaser in Aleppo

An army unit killed an armed terrorist group that was attacking citizens at the entrance of Bustan al-Qaser in Aleppo City.

A military source told SANA reporter that an army unit inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists who were attacking citizens, opening fire on them at the entrance of the neighborhood.

The source added that two citizens were martyred at the hands of the terrorists as six others were injured, pointing out that they were admitted to the nearest hospital to get the suitable care.

In cooperation with the citizens, authorities arrested 15 terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra in Qaddour Baik neighborhood in Qamishli city.

An official source told SANA reporter that the terrorists were arrested inside a den in the neighborhood.

A source at the popular protection units in Ras al-Ein said that three of the units personnel were died as they were injured due to a fire shot from the Turkish territories against their checkpoint near the Turkish borders. The injured were admitted into the hospital before they died.

A military source told SANA that a unit of the armed forces foiled terrorist group’s attack on the safe areas in Salah Eddin neighborhood in Aleppo, killing 13 terrorists, among them the leader of the group, nicknamed Abu Abdullah.

The source added that the members of an armed terrorist group were killed and injured among them the leader of the group Saleh Abu al-Khair in al-Ansari neighborhood, while a car loaded with weapons and ammunition was destroyed.

An army unit clashed with an armed terrorist group in Alliramoon, killing and injuring all its members.

Units of the armed forces carried out a series of operations against terrorists and destroyed their cars and vehicles with all the weapons and ammunition inside them near ICARDA building on Aleppo-Idleb highway, north of the central prison, Qibtan al-Jabal and near the Agricultural Development Project.

Meanwhile, terrorists’ gatherings in the villages of Ibtin and Kfer Kar were eliminated in addition to destroying a car loaded with weapons and ammunition in al-Bab city and another truck east of Rasm al-Abboud village.

Terrorists were also eliminated west of Saraqb in Idleb countryside.

Army seizes weapons and ammunitions in Hama

In Hama, an army unit seized weapons and ammunition and communication sets inside a den for an armed terrorist group in al-Sharia groves and arrested all terrorists inside it.

A military source told SANA that the seized weapons include BKC machineguns, NATO sniper rifles, automatic rifles, defensive and offensive grenades, RPG shells, sophisticated communication sets, detonators, timers and big amounts of ammunition.