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Units of the Syrian army and Syrian armed forces carried out on Saturday special operations against terrorist organizations’ positions and dens in many areas across the country, inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment.

Damascus countryside

The army and the Lebanese resistance established full control over al-Tal citadel to the west of al-Zabadani in Damascus Countryside on Saturday in the framework of a wide military operation in the area.

A military source announced earlier today that the army units, in cooperation with the Lebanese resistance, started on Saturday morning a wide military operation to eliminate the terrorist organizations positioned in al-Zabadani city after having tightened the noose around them.

The military operation involved the army air force, which carried out intensive strikes against dens and gatherings of terrorists, resulting in the destruction of an ammunition depot and two armored vehicles with terrorists on board, according to the source.

Establishing control over al-Tal Citadel is an important achievement given the strategic location of the citadel overlooking the whole al-Jamiyat area in al-Zabadani city, thus paving the way for more victories to come successively.

The military source told SANA that members of the army and the resistance are hunting down fleeing terrorists in the area, as they continue to advance toward their targets from various directions, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorist organizations.

In the meantime, the army killed at least 29 terrorists and destroyed several vehicles with all weapons and ammunition on board in intensified operations in various areas in the eastern and southwestern countryside of Damascus.

A special operation carried out by an army unit against a hideout of terrorists in the southeastern part of Eastern Ghouta left 20 terrorist leaders killed.

The army artillery destroyed a convoy of vehicles belonging to terrorists on the road linking Mhasseh with Tal al-Daba’ in the northeastern countryside of Damascus on the outskirts of al-Badia desert near Homs province.

In the southwestern countryside, hideouts of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists were targeted in Ein al-Bustan village to the north of Saasa town, where 9 terrorists were killed.


In northeastern Syria, Army units established full control on al-Nashwa al-Sharqiah neighborhood to the al-Kahraba roundabout and continued to advance against ISIS terrorists in al-Lailieh neighborhood in Hasaka city.

Earlier, army units targeted ISIS terrorists’ positions in Housh al-Baer, al-Kahraba roundabout, Land Mall and al-Nashwa al-Sharqiyeh neighborhood in Hasaka city.


Meanwhile, 100 terrorists at least were killed, most of them of foreign nationalities, in an operation carried out by a unit of the army and the armed forces against their dens in Shalf village in the northern countryside of the coastal Lattakia province, according to the military source.


In northern Syria, units of the army and the armed forces carried out special operations against dens and positions of Jabhat al-Nusra and other Takfiri organizations in the neighborhoods of al-Rashidin, al-Sheikh Said, Bustan al-Qasir and al-Castillo in Aleppo city.

A number of terrorists were killed in the operations and others were injured, according to the source.

Units of the army also carried out concentrated strikes against dens of the terrorist organizations, killing scores of their members and injuring others, in addition to destroying their weapons and ammunition and a number of their machinegun-equipped vehicles in Ainjara village and the Scientific Research building and in al-Mansoura village in the western countryside of Aleppo.

The army operations in the northern countryside of the province resulted in destroying a number of the machinegun-equipped vehicles and a number of the Takfiri terrorists’ dens, in addition to killing a number of terrorists in Talet al-Shwaihana.

Meanwhile, units of the army destroyed vehicles and dens of the ISIS terrorists in a special operation against their dens and positions in the surrounding area of the Air Force Academy and Manbej city in the eastern and northeastern countryside of the province.

In the same context, the Takfiri terrorist organizations admitted on their pages on the social networking websites that scores of their members were killed.



Meanwhile, the army’s air Force inflicted heavy losses upon terrorist groups in the eastern countryside of Idleb.

The air strikes were launched intensively against terrorists in the villages and towns of al-Majas, al-Tera’a and Abu al-Dohour, killing many of the terrorists and injuring others, in addition to destroying their weapons.

Local sources in Ariha city told SANA that scores of Jabhat l-Nusra terrorists were killed in a bombing that targeted a mosque in the city.

Social networking websites of the terrorists acknowledged the death of 40 terrorists, some of them are not Syrians.


A military source told SANA that the army targeted hideouts and movements of ISIS terrorists to the south of Palmyra city and in al-Sukhna and Wadi Abyad areas in the countryside of Palmyra area in Homs province, killing and injuring a number of terrorists and destroying their weapons and ammunition.

In the northern countryside of the province, an army unit inflicted heavy losses upon Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in operations against their dens in al-Rastan area.

The army also targeted terrorists in Oum Sharshouh in Talbeeseh area and in al-Sultanyeh in Homs’ eastern countryside, killing and injuring a number of terrorists and destroying their hideouts and positions.

At the western outskirts of Homs city, another army unit targeted terrorists’ positions near al-Burj al-Ahmar in al-Waer neighborhood, killing a number of terrorists and injuring others.

On a relevant note, an army unit captured three ISIS terrorists following a carefully-laid ambush in Handoura dam area in Homs countryside.


Scores of Jabhat al-Nusra and other organizations’ terrorists were killed and injured and their vehicles, weapons and ammunition were destroyed in army air strikes against their gatherings and movements in al-Lahaya and Bab al-Taqa villages and al-Hamra town in the northern countryside of the central Hama province.

In the meantime, the  army air force killed a number of ISIS terrorists and destroyed their vehicles in the villages of Qleib al-Thawr and Qanbar in the eastern countryside of Hama.

Air strikes also targeted positions of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Qabr Fidda village and the surroundings of al-Shrei’a village, 75 km to the northwest of Hama city, inflicting heavy casualties as it targeted the terrorists’ dens and gatherings.


An army unit carried out special operations against terrorists’ hideouts in Um al-Walad village, about 40 km to the northeast of the southern Daraa city.

The military source said that the operations resulted in the destruction of two hideouts with terrorists, weapons and ammunition inside them.

Meanwhile, the terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages the killing of a number of what they called were “field leaders” in one of their hideouts in Um al-Walad village.

The source added 6 terrorists at least were killed to the northwest of al-Ghariyat village and a vehicle was destroyed in the northern countryside of Daraa province.

An army unit killed a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Nahj village to the west of al-Yadoudeh town in the northwestern countryside of the province.

The source also confirmed that all members of a terrorist group were killed in a special army operation against their hideout to the north of al-Nueimeh town.

Deir Ezzor 

The army’s air force destroyed a convoy of vehicles for ISIS terrorists in al-Shouleh in Deir Ezzor and an armored vehicle in al-Mre’ehe.


A military source told SANA that an army unit eliminated many terrorists between the villages of Khirbeh and Jbaib and in al-Qasr village in Sweida countryside, destroying one of their hideouts in al-Qasr along with quantities of assorted weapons and ammo.


In Quneitra province, army units eliminated a number of terrorists and injured others in Tuloul al-Homr area and Mas’hara village which is located 12km east of Quneitra city.


Civilians killed by terrorist attacks in Damascus countryside, Aleppo, Sweida


Three civilians killed, others injured in terrorist attacks on Damascus and its countryside

(H. Zain/H. Said/H. Sabbagh) ~ Terrorists positioned in the Eastern Ghouta area of Damascus Countryside fired mortar shells at Damascus city on Saturday, causing civilian casualties.

A source at the Damascus Police Command told SANA that 9 shells fell in a number of residential neighborhoods in Damascus city, killing one civilian and injuring 9 others.

The source added that the terrorist attacks also set fire to 3 cars and caused material damage to a number of houses and shops.

In Damascus Countryside, one woman was killed and nine other civilians were injured by terrorist rocket attacks which targeted the residential areas of al-Kashkoul and al-Kabbas.

A source at the Police Command told SANA’s correspondent that terrorists located in the town of Ain Tarma fired rocket shells at al-Kashkoul and al-Kabbas, claiming the life of one woman and inflicting injuries of varying severity on nine others who were rushed immediately to al-Mujtahed and al-Muwasat hospitals.

The source added that the attack also caused material damage to the locals’ properties.

Five citizens killed in terrorist rocket attacks in Aleppo

(Mazen) ~ Five citizens were killed on Thursday and more than 90 others were wounded in terrorist attacks with rocket shells, fired by Takfiri organizations, on many residential neighborhoods in Aleppo.

A police source told SANA that a number of rocket shells were launched by terrorists, positioned in Bani Zaid and al-Rashideen, on al-Zaharra, al-Ashrafeya, Mughambo, University city and al-Nile street.

 The attacks claimed the lives of five citizens and injured 90 others, causing material damages to houses, shops and cars.

Two civilians killed in terrorist attacks in Sweida countryside

(Hazem Sabbagh) ~ Two civilians were killed and several others were injured on Friday as a result of terrorists attacks east of Shaqa town in the northeastern countryside of Sweida province.

A source in the province told SANA’s correspondent that terrorists detonated an explosive device on a side road east of Shaqa town while a tractor was passing by, and then fired two mortar shells at civilians who had gathered at the site of the attack.

The source said that two civilians were killed in the attack and 7 were injured and were hospitalized, adding that the attack also caused material damage to a car and two motorbikes belonging to locals.

Following the attack, army units carried out concentrated strikes aimed at the source of the mortar rounds, destroying several mortar launchers and killing a number of terrorists, while another army unit canvassed the area and dismantled a number of explosive devices planted by terrorists on a side road.


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