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(Syria, 2 March 2016) ~ The Syrian Arab Army, with the Syrian Armed Forces and Allies continued fighting DAESH mercenary-terrorists in different provinces, killing, injuring, capturing scores of them, destroying more of their equipment and weaponry.
A Syrian AA unit restored stability and security to Fah village in the eastern countryside of Aleppo province after eliminating the remaining gatherings of Daesh terrorist gangs in it, a military source announced.
Army units then combed the village searching for explosive devices and bombs to remove them and fully secure the village.
The army’s air force targeted sites for Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) mercenaries in al-Bab city, 38 km northeast of Aleppo city, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists in personnel and equipment and destroying their positions and vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns.
In a relevant context, the General Command of the Syrian Arab Army and Armed Forces called upon the locals of Keffin and Masqan towns in the northern countryside of the province to return to their houses after the areas were secured.
The Aleppo-Khanaser route controlled by SAA
The Syrian Army and its popular allies, who had captured Ithriya-Khanaser-Safirah road, pushed the Daesh terrorists back from more positions and restored security to the last chunk of the main supply line to Aleppo city.
The Daesh gangs suffered a heavy death toll and pulled its forces back from al-Safirah-Aleppo road under the heavy attacks of the Syrian army and its popular allies.
Scores of Daesh terrorists were killed or wounded in the Syrian airstrikes in the Southeastern part of Aleppo province.
The Syrian fighter jets, in several combat sorties, bombed the Daesh positions near the villages of al-Uwainiyeh, Um Mayal and al-Qulai’a, which left scores of the terrorists dead or wounded.
The Kurdish People’s Protection Units alongside the Syrian Democratic Forces fended off the Daesh terrorists’ attack on a key town in the Northern part of Raqqa province near the border with Turkey and killed at least 120 militants.
Terrorist gangs confirmed in their social media that the Daesh mercenaries left behind at least 120 dead and many more wounded members and fled the battlefield after their offensive to take back the strategic town of Tal Abyadh was repelled by the Kurdish fighters.
A series of sorties were carried out by the army’s air force targeting Daesh terrorists’ sites in al-Qaryatain city to the southeast of Homs city.
The military source clarified that fortifications and gatherings of Daesh mercenary-terrorists were directly hit in Tadmur city (Palmyra) in the eastern part of Homs province, with the terrorists suffering heavy losses.
More mercenary positions were destroyed, along with vehicles equipped with machineguns, in army airstrikes in the villages of Um Sahreej, al-Shendakhiyeh al-Janoubiyeh, al-Shendakhiyeh al-Shamaliyeh, al-Msheirfeh al-Janoubiyeh, Unq al-Hawa and to the east of Jeb al-Jarrah town.
The Syrian Army and its popular allies struck heavy blows at the Takfiri militants in Homs province and imposed full control over a part of oil-rich regions in the Eastern territories of the province.
The Syrian army backed by the National Defense Forces and Kataebat al-Ba’ath (Al-Ba’ath Battalions), who imposed full control over 8 hilltops near the strategic village of Jazal, recaptured almost 7 km worth of oil rich territory that was under the control of the ISIL in the Jazal Mountain.
In addition to their advance in the Jazal Mountain, the Syrian Armed Forces continued their assault on the ISIL positions near the desert-city of Palmyra (Tadmur), focusing on the small village of al-Dawa.
Currently, the Syrian Armed Forces are less than 3 km away from Jabal Qassoun at Palmyra’s Western side; if they are able to seize al-Dawa, they will be within striking distance of this small mountaintop.
The Syrian Army targeted the venue of a secret meeting among the Daesh field commanders in the Southeastern part of Homs province and destroyed their hideout.
A meeting of the Daesh leaders near the ancient city of Palmyra was stormed by the Syrian army, which inflicted major damage on their hideout and reportedly faced them a heavy death toll.
weaponry sized from terrorist gangs
In southern Syria, an army unit destroyed 3 vehicles equipped with heavy machinegun belonging to Daesh gangs and killed a number of them in Dalfaa hill and the area surrounding it in the northeastern countryside of Sweida province.
Another SAA unit destroyed a bulldozer that Daesh terrorists were using in setting up fortifications and killed the terrorists operating it in Asheiheb hill, northwest of Sweida
The Syrian army troops informed by the intelligence agents and local forces in the Southern part of the country, seized two more trucks of arms cargos, including US and Israel-made mines, in two parts of Sweida province.
The cargos of militants’ weapons and ammunition, including RPG, landmines and various types of ammunition, were seized by the Syrian army in two separate operations in the Eastern and Northeastern deserts of Sweida province.
There were 90 anti-tanks Israeli and US made mines, 25 RPG Shells and a number of BKS machinegun boxes in the seized cargoes.
The Southern province of Sweida, bordering Jordan, has since 2011 been one of the main spots for the infiltration of foreign terrorists and smuggling of arms cargoes to the militant groups inside Syria.
The Syrian Army inflicted heavy casualties on Daesh terrorists after the militant group’s offensives on the government forces’ positions in the Northwestern part of Deir Ezzur were thwarted.
Daesh mercenary-terroriosts large-scale assaults on the government forces’ positions in al-Baqaliyeh district, the hilltop of Tal al-Rawad, the Firat al-Sham Hotel and the nearby al-Jazeera University, were defended by the Syrian army.
Daesh terrorists began its assault by striking the Syrian army’s positions at Tal al-Rawad; this resulted in a violent battle that lasted for most of the day until the terrorist group finally retreated North in order to evade the Russian fighter jets’ attacks.
Daesh mercenaries later stormed al-Jazeera University, where some of the most intense firefights were reported between the terrorist group and the government forces.
Daesh attack was fended off and they left behind at least 25 dead members and fled the battlefield.
Daesh mercenaries also withdrew from the Firat al-Sham Hotel after losing 18 militants during the fierce battle with the Syrian Armed Forces.
Several foreigners from Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Iraq, Morocco and Egypt were among the mercenaries killed in the failed attacks.
Meantime, a Daesh terrorists’ tunnel in the Eastern city of Deir Ezzur was detected and destroyed by the Syrian Army troops, military sources said Tuesday.
“The Syrian army troops seized a 40-meter-long supply tunnel of Daesh mercenaries in al-Sina’ah district in Deir Ezzur,” the sources said.
“The tunnel was completely destroyed by the army, which ended in the killing or wounding of scores of militants,” the sources added.
The Syrian Army and its popular allies continued to drive the militant groups back from more strongholds in the Eastern part of Damascus province and seized back one more key village after hours of heavy fighting with the terrorists.
The Syrian army troops, the National Defense Forces (NDF) and the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) imposed full control over the important village of al-Fadiyaya near the Marj al-Sultan Military Airport after a violent battle with Jeish al-Islam and al-Nusra Front terrorist groups.
The village of al-Fadiyaya is located directly North of the Marj al-Sultan Military Airport; its capture has preserved the safety of the airbase’s Northern side and its strategic helicopter airfields that have been the target of enemy mortar shells and rockets recently.
The Syrian Army continued to advance against the militant groups, mainly the al-Nusra Front, and seized back more lands in the Eastern part of Damascus province known as Eastern Ghouta.
The Syrian army stormed the Takfiri militant groups’ positions in Eastern Ghouta and pushed them back from the strategic regions between Nayem and Harasta al-Qantara in a day-long battle with the terrorists.
The Syria army is now engaged in fortifying its position in the newly-liberated regions.
The Syrian Democratic Forces and the Kurdish “People’s Protection Units” (YPG) thwarted the Daesh attempts to prevail over their lines of defense Northwest of Hasaka near the border with Turkey and inflicted a heavy death toll on the terrorists.
Daesh large-scale attack at the village of al-Nasiriyeh in the Northwestern part of Hasaka province was fended off by the Kurdish fighters near the Turkish border-crossing.
Daesh mercenaries suffered a heavy death toll and their military hardware sustained major damage in the failed attack.
Eradicating terrorists with ATGM in northern Lattakia countryside
Destroiyng terrorist leaders in Quneitra
SOURCES: Military Reports from the Battlefields Syrian Arab News Agency and Fars News Agency local reporters Submitted by SyrianPatriots War Press Info Network at: https://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2016/03/02/saa-aleppo-more/ ~ Re-publications are welcome, but we kindly ask you, to facilitate the correct information's diffusion, to cite all these original sources.
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