The Army Continues Crackdown on Terrorist Groups
May 12, 2013
PROVINCES, (SANA) – Units of the Armed Forces on Sunday carried out operations against terrorists’ dens and gatherings in Harasta, al-Shefounia, Joubar, Barzeha and al-Qaboun in Damascus and its countrytside, killing and injuring several terrorists, in addition to destroying a warehouse full of explosive devices.
An official source told SANA that an Army unit clashed with an armed terrorist group near Samsam School, killing and injuring several terrorists, while another Army unit destroyed a warehouse for weapons and ammunition along with terrorists inside it in al-Shefounia in Douma. Among the dead terrorists was Adnan al-Arbo, leader of an armed terrorist group.
The source added that other Army units destroyed scores of explosive devices and large amounts of weapons and ammunition inside the cork factory in Jobar, causing a fire with dense smoke in the area.
The source pointed out that other Army units clashed with several armed terrorist groups near Teachers Tower in Jobar, killing and injuring a number of terrorists. Mahmoud Darwish and Hisham al-Allo were identified among the dead terrorists.
Meanwhile, other Army units destroyed a terrorists’ den along with the weapons and ammunition inside it at Hermala tunnel to the west of Zamalka.
In the same context, another Army unit destroyed a terrorists’ den in Barzzeha neighborhood, killing Zead al-Sagher, leader of an armed terrorist group called “Qamar Bin Hashem Brigade” and members of its group.
In al-Qaboun, an Army unit killed and injured several terrorists. Among the dead terrorists was one of the armed terrorist groups’ leader.
Army Units Seize Weapons Warehouse in al-Faiha Neighborhood in Hama
A unit of the Armed Forces seized a warehouse full of weapons and ammunition for “Jabhat al-Nusra” in al-Faihaa neighborhood in Hama.
An official source told SANA that among the confiscated weapons were missiles, automatic rifles, RPG launchers, PkC machineguns, a Nato sniper, communication sets and large amounts of ammunition.
Army Units Eliminate Terrorists in Aleppo and its Countryside
Units of the Armed Forces carried out operations and clashed with the armed terrorist groups in several areas of Aleppo and its countryside, killing and injuring a number of terrorists, in addition to destroying their equipment.
An official source told SANA that the Army units destroyed a mortar and a number of terrorists’ dens along with the weapons and ammunition inside them in al-Layramoun and Handarat in Aleppo countryside.
The source added that another Army unit clashed with terrorists near Minnegh Airport, killing and injuring several terrorists, while another Army unit destroyed 23 calibar an anti-air craft gun in al-Maslamiyeh.
The source pointed out that other Army units clashed with terrorists who were perpetrating acts of terrorism against citizens in al-Sheikh Maqsoud area in Aleppo, inflicting heavy losses upon them.
Meanwhile, other Army units repelled the armed terrorist groups who were attempting to infiltrate to Suleiman al-Halabi and Karm al-Jabal areas, inflicting direct strikes upon them.
Several Citizens Injured by rockets in hilfaya, Hama countryside
A number of citizens were injured today when two rockets, launched by terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra, fell on the residential houses in Hilfaya, Hama countryside.
A military source told SANA that one rocket hit a house, while the other one fell near al-Mustakbal institute in the town.
Army Units Kill Terrorists in Idleb Countryside
A unit of the Armed Forces clashed with an armed terrorist group, affiliated to “Jabhat al-Nusra” whose members were perpetrating acts of terrorism in Sarmin city in Idleb countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them.
A military source told SANA that the clashes resulted in destroying a mortar and large amounts of ammunition, in addition to killing a number of terrorists, including Kutaiba Mahmoud al-Hamid.
The source added that terrorists detonated an explosive device planted near al-Byrein factory on Sarmin- Idleb road, causing material damage in the site without casualties.
B. Mousa / H. Said