Wide Army Operations in Central and Northern Areas, Terrorists Infiltrating into al-Qseir Repelled
May 23, 2013
An official source told SANA that an army unit killed two leaders of terrorist groups, Mohammad al-Marja and another nicknamed ‘Al-Neser’, in Zamalka and Erbin, as another unit destroyed a weapons’ cache in al-Eb farms in Douma with the terrorists inside, among them Mohammad Touma and another terrorist called ‘Abu-Mohammad al-Shami’.
The source added that a terrorist group was eliminated near the water tank near al-Kamar bakery in Harasta city. Among the killed terrorists were Mohammad Kassem and Sami Hassoun.
Terrorists’ dens were destroyed in Adra al-Balad. The terrorists Mohammad al-Abed and Anwar Esber were killed.
The source added that an army unit destroyed weapons and ammunitions near Haramleh tunnel, killing four terrorists and confiscating a DShK machinegun in the farms surrounding al-Jarba and al-Baharieh in the eastern Ghouta.
In Ein Tarma valley, a unit of the army clashed with terrorists, killing many and destroying their weapons. The terrorists Samih Fattouh and another nicknamed Abu Anas al-Midani were identified among the dead.
An army unit killed most of a terrorist group’s members in al-Saki farms in al-Nabek city. Iyad Issa was identified among the dead.
Shell Explodes over Old Damascus, No Casualties Caused
A shell fired by terrorists on Thursday exploded over the old city of Damascus without causing casualties or material damage.
An official source told SANA reporter that the shell , which was launched from al-Sbeineh town in Damascus Countryside, exploded in the air causing a loud bang and a fire glow over the old city of Damascus.
The source added that no material damage or casualties were caused due to the explosion.
Military Crackdown on Terrorists Continues in al-Qseir
Army units on Thursday continued operations against terrorists’ gatherings in al-Qseir city and other areas in Homs province, killing many of the terrorists and injuring others.
A military source said that army units killed 20 terrorists and destroyed seven cars loaded with weapons and ammunition in the area of Dahr al-Qadib and to the south of the Local Stadium in al-Qseir city.
The source added that a number of terrorists were killed in the northern neighborhood and the area to the west of the market in al-Qseir.
Meanwhile, army units destroyed terrorists’ hideouts and gatherings in the areas of al-Daba’a, al-Rastan, al-Ghantow, Tal Bisa, Beit Hajjo, Tal al-Ghar, Kissin, al-Ameriyeh and Aqrab in the province, killing all the terrorists inside and destroying their weapons, according to the source.
During hunting operations in al-Waer orchards, army units found a workshop for manufacturing explosives, a missile launcher and three field hospitals containing big amounts of stolen medicines that were used by terrorists.
In the same context, other army units targeted terrorists’ gatherings to the north of Qazhal Bridge on Homs-Masyaf Road and in the neighborhoods of Bab Hood, Khalidiyeh, al-Warsheh, al-Hamidiyeh, al-Qarabis and Jouret al-Shayyah in the city of Homs.
Terrorists Infiltratign to Help Others in al-Qseir Repelled
Meanwhile, a unit of the armed forces foiled a terrorists infiltration attempt from Lebanon across al-Braij Mountain near al-Qseir city, killing a number of them.
An official source told SANA reporter that terrorists’ vehicles and cars were destroyed with all the weapons and ammunitions inside them.
The source added that another unit of the armed forces killed and injured a number of terrorists who tried to infiltrate across Hasaya area into al-Qseir city to assist the terrorists in the city who received strong blows at the hands of our brave army.
The source said that among the dead were Khaled al-Shakiae, Mohammad Ahmad Shofan and Jumaa Naser, the leaders of the armed terrorist groups.
Army Eliminates, Arrests Terrorists in Idleb countryside
In the meantime, a unit of the armed forces pursued armed terrorist groups in al-Majjas village and the northern villages surrounding Abu al-Duhour airport in Idleb countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them.
A military source told SANA reporter that the army killed a number of terrorists, arrested others and seized big amounts of weapons.
An army unit inflicted heavy losses upon terrorists of an armed terrorist group, killing many and injuring others in Bashlamoun town.
The bodies of Fawwaz Eid al-Hassan, Mohammaf Eid al-Hassan, Ahmad Eid Arnous and Abu Hassan Wali were identified among the dead.
Terrorists Killed in Damascus Countryside, 400 m Long Tunnel found in Joubar
Units of the armed forces killed and injured numbers of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra in Joubar neighborhood in Damascus Countryside and found a tunnel and a field hospital including large amounts of stolen medicines and medical equipment.
An official source told SANA reporter that Sami al-Munjed, leader of an armed terrorist group affiliated to ‘Haroun al-Rashid Brigade’ was identified among the dead.
The source noted that a 400 m long tunnel stretching from Katibet al-Musiqa at al-Manasher roundabout to Harmalleh junction was found in Joubar. A field hospital containing amounts of they had stolen from public and private hospitals and health centers in the neighborhood.
The source mentioned that the army units continued hunting terrorist groups in Barzeh area and the farms surrounding it, killing 13 terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra. Terrorists Omar Mdalal and Tarek Najjar were identified among the dead.
A unit of the armed forces foiled an attempt to detonate 4 explosive devices, weighting 30-50 kg, which the terrorists had planted to the southwest of Tishreen Hospital.
Army Continues Operations against Terrorists in Aleppo and its Countryside
Units of the armed forces continued operations against the armed terrorist groups in the vicinity of the Central Prison and Hreitan-Castillo axis and al-Layramoun area in Aleppo and its countryside, killing and injuring a number of terrorists.
An official source told SANA that terrorists’ dens and ammunitions were destroyed near al-Khawlandi station, southwest of the glass factory, in the vicinity of Handarat Mosque and near the university training camp. 17 terrorists were also killed on al-Maslamieh-Aleppo road. The source added that terrorists were killed and others injured near the petrol station in Abtin village. Weapons and ammunitions were destroyed to the west of the research center in al-Mansoura in Aleppo countryside.
In al-Layramoun, army units clashed with terrorists in Dahret Abed Rabbo, killing many, while other army units killed terrorists near Bei’fin and al-Haidarieh roundabouts and destroyed their vehicles.