Army Units Kill Terrorists in Several Areas
Jun 1, 2013
PROVINCES, (SANA)- Units of the armed forces on Saturday continued operations against terrorist groups in several areas, which resulted in killing numbers of terrorists and destroying their weapons and equipment.
SANA reporter quoted a military source as saying that an army unit killed 4 terrorists who were committing acts of looting and blocking roads near al-Bayarat al-Gharbiyeh on Homs-Palmyra highway.
The terrorists’ weapons and ammunition were seized, in addition to forged documents they had with them, according to the source.
Meanwhile, units of the armed forces destroyed terrorist’s dens and gatherings in Darkoush and near al-Janoudiyeh roundabout in Jisr al-Shughour in Idleb countryside, a military source said.
The source told SANA reporter that other dens for terrorists were destroyed in the areas of Binnesh, Taftanaz, Serjeh, al-Nairab, Jidar Bkafloun, Abo al-Duhour, Maaret al-Numan, Jarjanaz, Jabal al-Arbaeen and Sarmin in the countryside.
The source also mentioned that all members of an armed terrorist group were killed and injured in Taleg Kfarhaya in the countryside of Idleb. A terrorists’ den in al-Rab area was destroyed along with the weapons and ammunition inside.
Army Continues Operations against Terrorists in Aleppo
Units of the armed forces killed and injured terrorists in the vicinity of the central prison and Khan El-Asal in Aleppo, destroying their weapons and ammunition, including anti-aircraft machineguns.
An official source told SANA that an army unit clashed with terrorists near Indomie factory in Khan El-Asal area, killing most of them, among them snipers, while another unit killed leaders of terrorist groups in al-Shaar area and destroyed their weapons and ammunition.
The source added that two 23mm anti-aircraft machineguns and a number of Jabhat al-Nusra dens were destroyed in Handarat, the industrial city, to the east of the glass factory and southwest of al-Blaka restaurant in the vicinity of Aleppo Central Prison.
The source added that a unit of the army clashed with a terrorist group on al-Maslamieh-Aleppo road, killing 18 of its members and destroying their weapons, including a 23mm anti-aircraft machinegun.
An army unit eliminated armed terrorist groups in Hreitan, al-Kleirieh and Ebteen villages in Aleppo northern countryside, destroying a 23mm anti-aircraft machinegun, while another unit killed and injured terrorists near Toyota company on Aleppo Highway and destroyed their weapons.
Army Tightens Control over Damascus-Homs Highway in Harasta, Damascus Countryside
The Syrian Army inflicted major losses on the armed terrorist groups in Harasta area in Damascus countryside.
An official source told SANA reporter that an army unit clashed with an armed terrorist group in the neighboring farms to al-Miliha town and killed the majority of its members, whereas another army unit destroyed a terrorist concentration to the west of al-Shifonia town.
The source added that the Syrian army tightened its control over Damascus-Homs Highway near Harasta city after eliminating the terrorists who were attacking citizens.
The source pointed out that two heavy machineguns were destroyed to the east of al-Zabadani city and some 20 terrorists from so-called “Ahrar al-Sham battalion” were killed.
In Wadi Barada, clashes erupted between the Syrian army and armed terrorist groups. The army killed several terrorists and destroyed their equipment.
In Jobar town, the army units gained control over al-Afran and al-Masalekh neighborhoods after eliminating scores of terrorists, including 7 terrorists near the Great Mosque.
Units of the Syrian army also clashed with terrorists in Barzeh and al-Nabek districts and eliminated scores of them and destroyed their equipment.
Three Terrorists Killed, One Arrested in al-Rashideen Neighborhood in Aleppo
A unit of the armed forces clashed with an armed terrorist group trying to attack a military checkpoint in al-Rashideen neighborhood in Aleppo and confiscated two explosive devices, a machinegun and a number of documents.
An official source told SANA reporter that the clashes resulted in killing three terrorists and arresting a fourth one who confessed to belonging to an armed terrorist group and that he was trained how to plant explosive devices.
He also confessed to setting checkpoints with his fellow gunmen to loot food and fuel materials.
Army Eliminates Terrorists in al-Quseir, al-Rastan, Confiscates Israeli-Made Rockets
Units of the Syrian Army eliminated scores of terrorists and confiscated arms and ammunition, including Israeli-Made rockets.
A military source told SANA that a unit of the Syrian Army eliminated an armed terrorist group in the Northern neighborhood in al-Quseir.
In al-Rastan, the army confronted an armed terrorist group attacking citizens and killed many of them.
The source added that arms and ammunition, including 17 machineguns, 2 RPG launchers, 3 Israeli-made Law rockets and a large number of DShK bullets and hand grenades.