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Damascus, (SANA) _ The General Command of the Army and Armed Forces said that army units have managed Thursday to vanquish terrorist groups that sneaked to Deir Attieh city and stationed in a number of building blocks and state institutions.


In a statement released on Thursday, the General Command said that the operation has left big numbers of terrorists of several nationalities killed.

”Our forces’ operations are rolling on successfully, pursuing the residual terrorist groups in the adjacent areas in order to fully ensure the safety of the international road,” the statement pointed out.

The General Command reaffirmed faith in victory and pledged full preparedness to carry out its constitutional duties. ”The criminal acts and terrorism practiced by bearers of takfiri thoughts and their funders serve to sharpen our resolve to track down the terrorist gangs and eliminate them wherever they are across the Syrian Arab Republic,” the statement concluded.

Earlier, The army units restored security and stability to all neighborhoods of Deir Attieh city in Damascus Countryside.


SANA quoted a military source as saying that army units gained full control over Deir Attieh after “swift” and “accurate” operations, having destroyed the terrorists’ last gatherings in the city.

An official source told SANA that Abdul-Rahman al-Oteibi, Abdullah Sami al-Fantoukh and Adel al-Shummari from Saudi Arabia were indentified among the killed terrorists, in addition to the terrorist Yaser al-Mustafa, a Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group’s leader.