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Syrian Army units target ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra
positions in Aleppo and Damascus countryside
17/4/2016 ~ Units of the Syrian Arab army intensified their military operations against positions of the ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in the countryside of Aleppo province.
A military source told SANA reporter that the army targeted Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists’ fortified positions in Sawran and al-‘Aweijeh villages and al-Shaqeif and Dahret Abd Rabbo areas in the northern countryside of Aleppo.
The strikes inflicted heavy losses upon terrorist groups in personnel and equipment, destroying a bulldozer which the terrorists used in making barriers to protect their fortified post in Dahret Abd Rabbo area.
Large numbers of foreign mercenaries continue to infiltrate from Turkey to the northern countryside of Aleppo to join Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization, in addition to smuggling advanced weapons backed by Erdogan and Al Saud funds.
In the southern countryside, the army destroyed ISIS terrorists’ positions and supply routes south to Khanaser town and in the villages of Atshaneh and Jeb al-Ali.
Yesterday, the Syrian army units destroyed several vehicles carrying ISIS terrorists and others equipped with machineguns in the villages of Hamima al-Kabira, Rasm al-Kama, Serbes, Shweilekh in the eastern countryside.
The army continued hunting down ISIS terrorists in the farthest northeast of Damascus countryside.
A source on the ground told SANA that an army unit, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, eliminated during the last 24 hours terrorist groups that were positioned in al-Safa Rest place north of Abu al-Shamat area.
The source added that another army unit and popular defense groups carried out intensive operations against gatherings of ISIS terrorists at the intersections leading to Jordan and Iraq in the direction of the Syrian Badyia (desert), leaving a number of the terrorists dead and destroying their vehicles that are equipped with heavy machine guns.
Military Video Reports 16/4/2016
at min. 01:58 captured terrorists questioned by SAA
Syrian Army units and air force kill more Daesh
and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists
16/4/2016 ~ The Syrian army and armed forces continued Saturday targeting ISIS terrorists’ positions destroying their vehicles and positions.
The Syrian Army Air Force destroyed positions and vehicles for ISIS terrorists at Tal Dakwa in the northeastern countryside of Damascus, a military source told SANA.
The source said that the air force at dawn intensified sorties on ISIS terrorists’ gatherings in the strategic position of Tal Dakwa in the northeastern of Beir al-Qasab which is the center of launching terrorist attacks on the neighboring areas by ISIS terrorists.
According to the source the sorties inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists in personnel and equipment and destroyed vehicles equipped with heavy and medium machineguns.
Meanwhile, the Syrian Army Air Force destroyed gatherings and vehicles for ISIS terrorists in Deir Ezzor province and its countryside.
The source told SANA that the air force launched air strikes against gatherings and vehicles for ISIS terrorist organization in Al- Tal Kroum close to Deir Ezzor military airport which resulted in destroying it.
The air force also inflicted losses in personnel and machinegun-equipped vehicles for ISIS terrorists in Al-Mure’ya village in the eastern countryside of the province.
In Deir Ezzor the city, the source affirmed that an army unit eliminated ISIS gatherings in Al-Reshdiya neighborhood, after one day of destroying a vehicle loaded with arms.
A military source said later in the day that the Syrian army air force launched airstrikes against ISIS gatherings in al-Sina’a, al-Orfi, al-Mrei’ieh, Souq al-Habb and al-Kanamat neighborhood in Deir Ezzor, destroying vehicles for terrorists, some of which equipped with heavy machineguns.
Strikes launched by the army’s air force targeted ISIS positions to the south and east of Palmyra city and in the vicinity of Wadi Abyad Dam road in the eastern countryside of Homs province.
The source confirmed to SANA that the targets hit were destroyed, which included sites and supply routes for ISIS terrorists, in addition to some vehicles carrying weapons and equipped with machineguns.
The Syrian Air Force also destroyed hideouts, bases, weapons, and munitions used by ISIS terrorists, killing many of them and injuring others in al-Mshairfeh al-Janoubiye village, east of Jub al-Jarrah area, and Rasm al-Arnab village in the province’s eastern countryside.
An army unit carried out Saturday morning precise operations against fortified positions for Jabhat al-Nusra-linked terrorist groups in al-Sheikh Lutfi and al-Sheikh S’eed neighborhoods and in al-Shqeif area on the northern outskirts of Aleppo city.
A number of terrorists, mostly from Jabhat al-Nusra, were killed in the operations, and the weapons and ammunition in their possession were destroyed.
Another army unit eliminated gatherings of terrorists in Daret Izzeh area in the western countryside of Aleppo.
In the meantime, hideouts and vehicles, some transporting ISIS terrorists and others equipped with machine guns, were destroyed in army operations in the villages of Hmeime Kabireh, Rasm al-Kama, al-Sarbas and Shuweilikh in eastern Aleppo.
An army unit destroyed four vehicles for ISIS terrorists and killed more than twenty of its members in al-Qaser village in Sweida northeastern countryside.
Another army unit destroyed a cannon base for ISIS in Tal Ashayheb in the northeastern countryside of the province.
Seven civilians killed in terrorist attacks on Aleppo
16/4/2016 ~ Seven civilians were killed in terrorist attacks with gunfire and rocket shells on residential neighborhoods in Aleppo on Saturday.
A source at the Police Command told SANA reporter that terrorist groups fortified in Bustan al-Basha neighborhood fired rocket shells on al-Midan neighborhood, killing four civilians from the same family and causing material damage to locals’ houses and public and private properties.
A fifth person was killed and a woman was injured when snipers fortified in al-Layramoun neighborhood shot civilians at Sheihan roundabout in Aleppo.
Later on Saturday, terrorist organizations targeted al-Khalediyeh neighborhood with rocket shells, killing two civilians and injuring five others.
Two other civilians were injured due to terrorist attacks with rocket shells on al-Athamiyeh neighborhood in Aleppo city.
Terrorist organizations, most of which are affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra, are active in Aleppo and target the safe residential neighborhoods with rocket and mortar shells.
On the Syrian Turkish border
SOURCES: Syrian & Russian Military Reports, 16-17 April 2016 Thanks to the heroic SANA Reporters from the Battlefield ~ Submitted by SyrianPatriots War Press Info Network at: https://syrianfreepress.wordpress.com/2016/04/17/saaf-aleppo-damascus/ ~ Re-publications are welcome, but we kindly ask you, to facilitate the correct information's diffusion, to cite all these original links and sources.
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