Army Continues Crackdown on Terrorists in Several Provinces
Jan 16, 2013
PROVINCES, (SANA) – Units of Armed Forces on Wednesday carried out qualitative operations against the armed terrorist groups in Douma ,Daraya and Al-Mleiha in Damascus Countryside.
The operations resulted in destroying terrorists’ hideouts and the weapons and ammunitions inside them.
An official source told SANA reporter that Armed Forces eliminated a number of terrorist snipers in al-Zaytoun roundabout and al-Alali area in Daraya.
Terrorists Mouhammed Nabil Hammoudi and Mowafaq Keshkeh were identified among the dead. The source added that another unit of Armed Forces inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists from the so -called “Islam Brigade” and “Jabhat al-Nusra”in al-Ghnam Square in Douma city, killing and injuring many of them, including the terrorists Yaser Nadam, Mahmoud Arbash, Ahmed Ja’arash, Fares Alaya and Anas al-Aqel.
The source pointed out that the Armed Forces destroyed a number of SUV cars equipped with heavy machineguns and killed all the terrorists inside them.
Meanwhile, another unit of Armed Forces clashed with a terrorist group near al-Baladi Stadium in Al-Mlieha, killing a number of terrorists and destroying a warehouse for weapons and ammunition.
An Armed Forces unit prevented terrorists from sneaking across the borders from Lebanon west of Ras al-Ma’ara in Damascus countryside, destroying the car convoy they were in along with the weapons and munitions inside the cars, killing and injuring most of the terrorists while the rest fled back to Lebanon.
Another unit eliminated a number terrorists, including a number of snipers, in the town of Aqraba.
Terrorists Suffer Heavy Losses in Aleppo, Yemeni Terrorist from al-Qaeda Killed
The Armed Forces carried out several qualitative operations against the mercenary terrorists in Aleppo and its countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them in several areas.
A source in the province told SANA reporter that an army unit destroyed several terrorists’ hideouts and gatherings in the areas of al-Sukkari, al-Mi’saranyeh, Bab al-Hadeed, Bustan al-Qasr and al-Lairamon.
The source said that dozens of terrorists were killed during these operations.
Armed Forces units also destroyed gatherings of terrorists in the areas of al-Sha’ar, al-Helwaniye, Bustan al-Qaser, Sheikh Najjar, and al-Sukkari, in addition to eliminating terrorists in Dahret al-Ghani in al-Naqarin and near the police station in Hanano housings.
The source added that the army also carried out several qualitative operations in the area of Khan Toman, killing and injuring large numbers of terrorists and destroying a vehicle loaded with them.
The source said that terrorist Khaled Wada’e, of the Yemeni nationality and a member of al-Qaeda terrorists organization, was identified among the dead.
The Armed Forces destroyed a machinegun-equipped vehicle in Qarasi area and killed the terrorists riding in it.
A number of terrorists were killed and others were injured on al-Safira road, Koris area and the town of al-Bab, in addition to destroying terrorist hideouts and equipment.
The source said that the army carried out several operations in the areas of Rasm Abboud, Meng and on Menbej road, destroying 8 vehicles loaded with terrorists and weapons.
The source added that a clash took place between Liwaa Shuhada’ al-Atareb and Jabhet al-Nusra terrorists groups over stolen items in al-Atareb area, highlighting that scores of terrorists were killed or injured.
Another clash took place between terrorists from Jabhet al-Nusra and another terrorist group calling itself Omar Bin Abdelaziz battalion due to a dispute over items stolen from al-Safahia area in Aleppo city, resulting in the death or injuring of tens of terrorists.
Expolsives Storehouse Seized in Hama
The authorities on Wednesday stormed into an explosives storehouse in a farm in Khatamlo village in the countryside of al-Salamiyeh city in Hama, seizing 18 explosive devices.
The weight of the seized IEDs ranged between 20 and 150 kg.
A source in the province told SANA reporter that the engineering units dismantled the explosive devices which are made of iron cylinders and barrels filled with high explosive materials and equipped with detonators.
Armed Forces kill Terrorists in Daraa
A unit of Armed Forces destroyed a convoy of terrorists’ vehicles and seized two cars in Tal Mtawaq near Inkhel in Darra countryside, in addition to arresting a number of terrorists.
An official source told SANA reporter that the Armed Forces confiscated several types of weapons, including tens of thermal rockets, three AGC launchers, an 82mm cannon, a mortar launcher and machineguns, anti-aircraft guns and assault rifles.
Armed Forces Eliminate Terrorists in al-Rastan, Homs Province
An Armed Forces unit carried out an operation in which heavy losses were inflicted upon a terrorist group in al-Rastan area in Homs province, injuring a number of terrorists and killing others including the group’s leader Mohammad al-Dali.
Armed Forces Eliminate Terrorists Who Attacked Abu al-Duhour Airport in Idleb
An Armed Forces unit repelled a terrorist group which attempted to attack Abu al-Duhour Airport in Idleb countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them.
An official source said that most of the terrorist were killed or injured and their equipment and vehicles were destroyed.
An Armed Forces unit clahed with terrorists around the town of al-Mastouma, killing or injuring them and destroying two pickup trucks equipped with heavy machineguns.
In Wadi al-Deif, another unit inflicted heavy losses upon a terrorist group, while a number of terrorists were eliminated in Majdalia and Bansh and two vehicles equipped with machineguns were destroyed along with the terrorists, weapons and ammo inside them near Ariha roundabout near the entrance of Idleb city.