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The Army repelled Saturday armed terrorist groups, having successful operations against their gatherings and killing scores of them in different areas.
Units of the army gained control over al-Taf and Satah Zahnan towns in al-Lajat area in Daraa countryside after eliminating a number of terrorists and destroying their criminal equipment.
A military source told SANA that an army unit foiled terrorists’ attempt to attack a military checkpoint in Daraa al-Balad, killing and injuring a number of them.
The source added that another army unit thwarted an armed terrorist group’s attempt to attack a military checkpoint in Hammad Farm in Um al-Aousaj village in Daraa countryside and eliminated a number of terrorists.
Army units eliminated 11 Jabhat al-Nusra linked terrorists, among them a leader in Jabhat al-Nusra in Khan Sheikhoun in Idleb countryside , nicknamed Abu Khatab al-Hamwi.
Army unit targeted terrorists hideouts in Murek town in Hama countryside, killed a number of terrorists, injured others and destroyed their vehicles.
A military source told SANA that the operation resulted in the killing of the leader of the so-called Jabhat al-Islam Khaled Sarhan al-Jasem and the leader of Jabhat al-Nusra Ahmad Ibrahim al-Kadeh.
The source added that other army units killed 19 terrorists and injured others in al-Kanafiz village in Salamiyeh countryside and destroyed their weapons and ammunition.
Units of the armed forces destroyed a number of the terrorists’ vehicles in Handarat, Hanano, al-Mesilmiyeh, Tal Jibin. Sheikh Issa, Andan and Kafer Da’el in Aleppo and its countryside, killing and injuring a number of terrorists.
A military source told SANA that the army units targeted terrorists’ hideouts and gatherings in Kwairis, surrounding the industrial city, Haritan, al-Atareb, al-Zerbeh, Kafer Hamrah, Babis, Izaz, Tal Rifa’t, al-Binawi village, to the south east of al-Hajeb, Kafer Naseh, Bustan al-Basha, Tal Kadah, al-Jbaileh and the old city of Aleppo.
The army units killed and injured a number of terrorists and destroyed their weapons and ammunition in the operation.