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Military operations against mercenaries continue ~ Syrian Army tightened grip on armed terrorist groups, carrying out intense military operations against their gatherings and hideouts in several areas around the country.

Jabhet al-Nusra and Islamic Front terrorists eliminated in Damascus Countryside

Army units eliminated a number of terrorists including snipers around Burj al-Mualemeen building in Jobar area in Damascus countryside, in addition to eliminating a terrorist hideout along with the weapons and ammo inside it near the building.

In Douma area, most members of a terrorist group were eliminated and their weapons and equipment were destroyed in Aaliya farms.

Terrorists from the Islamic Front group were left dead or injured and their weapons were destroyed in an army operations in block 9 in Adra Industrial City, while other army units pursued terrorist groups at the outskirts of al-Mleiha town  and near Tameco pharmaceutical company.

Terrorist hideouts were destroyed in the towns of Deir al-Asafir, Zebdin, and Hadithat al-Jarsh in the Eastern Ghouta area, leaving many terrorists dead or injured, most of them from Jabhet al-Nusra group.

Army units carried out concentrated efforts in Khan al-Sheih and nearby farms, and destroyed several cars transporting weapons and ammo along with the terrorists inside them on al-Nab’a road, while another unit eliminated a terrorist group and destroyed their weapons and ammo in the mountains of Afra village in al-Zabadani area.

Terrorists repelled in Idleb countryside

Army units confronted armed terrorist groups that were trying to attack a number of military posts in Ariha in the surrounding of Jabal al-Arbaeen in the countryside of Aleppo.

A big number of terrorists were killed and injured, and their equipment were destroyed.

A military source told SANA that the army units targeted terrorists’ dens and gatherings in Maar Zaf town, Bzabour villages and in the area surrounding al-Arba’een mountain in Idleb countryside, killing and injuring scores of them, in addition to destroying their weapons and ammunition.

Army units inflict heavy losses upon terrorists in Homs countryside

A military source told SANA that the army units foiled terrorists’ attempt to infiltrate from al-Rastan towards military checkpoints to the west of al-Rastan Dam in Homs countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them.

The source added that other army units targeted the armed terrorist groups in Taldo and Kfar Laha villagesin al-Houleh in Homs countryside, killing and injuring scores of them.

Army units target terrorists’ dens in Aleppo and its countryside

A military source told SANA that the army units targeted the armed terrorist groups in the Industrial City, Al-Halak neighborhood, al-Jandoul roundabout, Bab al-Nayrab, Bani Zaid, al-kalasa, Bustan al-Qaseir, al-Ameriyeh, al-Mashhad and al-Rashideen 4, destroying 4 cars in Hanaho and al-Layrmoun in Aleepo and killing a large number of terrorists.

The source added that other army units eliminated scores of terrorists in the area surrounding Kwaires, Rasm al-Aboud, al-Jadideh, al-Jbaliyeh, Tal Rifaat, Daret Ezzeh, Hreitan, Mar’a, Handarat, Andan, al-Mslmiyeh and Khan al-Assal, destroying many cars equipped with heavy machine guns.

Army thwarts terrorist infilitration attempt, eliminates terrorists in Daraa

Army units foiled an armed terrorist group’s attempt of infiltration towards Jadia in Daraa countryside, killing many terrorists and injuring others.

Other units targeted two terrorist groups near al-Aswad Mosque in the town of Atman, leaving their members dead or injured.

The army units destroyed two terrorists’ vehicles in Aqraba area in Daraa countryside and killed all terrorists in them.

The army targeted a hideout for terrorists’ leaders affiliated to “Jabhet al-Nusra” in al-Sweisa area in Quneitra countryside and killed all the terrorists hiding in it.


12 citizens killed as terrorists launch new round of attacks

Terrorists blew up two car bombs in Homs, killing 10 citizens and wounding some 42 others.

A source in Homs told SANA that terrorists blew up a car bomb they parked near the garage in al-Zahraa neighborhood, killing 10 citizens and wounding another 30.

Huge material damage was also reported.


Meanwhile, 12 citizens were injured when a car bomb went off under the Homs Refinery Bridge on the way between Homs and Tartous provinces.

The explosion inflicted material damage in the area and caused a one-meter deep crater.

Later, Homs Governor Talal Barazi said the terrorist explosions aim at destabilizing situation and safety in Homs.

Visiting the wounded of the twin terrorist car bombs, the Governor added that those attacks would not affect determination of Homs citizens to confront terrorism.

He stressed the need to provide all needed medical services to the injured civilians, wishing them fast recovery.

Al-Barazi highlighted the governorate’s readiness to provide all facilitations to improve the health conditions in all the province’s hospitals.


Three children injured in terrorist rocket attacks in Homs

Three children were injured by rocket shells fired by terrorists on al-Abbasiye Roundabout and al-Arman and al-Madabe’a neighborhoods in Homs city.

One shell fell on the roof of a building in al-Abbasiye Roundabout, injuring the three children, while the other two shells fell near fell near al-Fateh Mosque in al-Arman neighborhood and in al-Madabe’a neighborhood in al-Zahra area, causing material damage.

On a relevant note, terrorists detonated two explosive devices, one in Karm al-Zeitoun neighborhood in the city, and the other on the Homs-Palmyra road, causing only material damage.

Terrorist attacks injure several citizens in Hama

4 citizens were injured by rocket shells fired by terrorists in Mhardeh city in Hama countryside.

A source in the province told SANA that terrorists fired 8 rocket shells on the northern neighborhood of the city, injuring 4 citizens, one of them in critical health condition, and causing material damage to the citizens’ properties.

Two civilians killed by terrorists’ gunfire in Damascus Countryside

Two civilians, one of them a woman, were killed when two terrorists riding a motorbike opened fire randomly on locals in the town of Hafir al-Foqa in Damascus Countryside, injuring two other civilians.

Terrorists detonate explosive device in Damascus Countryside

Terrorists detonated an explosive device attached to a private car in al-Kisweh area in Damascus countryside, causing material damage.

A source at the Police Command told SANA that explosive device which was attached to the car detonated remotely.

The source added that damages were limited to materials.

Two citizens injured by terrorist mortar attack in Damascus

Two citizens got injured by a terrorist mortar attack on Aleppo Street in Damascus city.

A source at the police command told SANA reporter that a mortar shell fell at the entrance of a residential building in Aleppo Street causing the injury of two citizens and material damage.



SFP from Agencies-SANA – 24/05/2014