Latest News Syria: Army units destroy terrorist gatherings
June 30, 2013
Army units killed numbers of terrorists in a string of operations against their gatherings in eastern Ghouta and Damascus southern countryside, among them leaders of terrorist groups affiliated to the so-called ''Liwa al-Islam.''
An official source told SANA that terrorists' dens were destroyed near al-Jalaa Park in Douma city, adding that the terrorist Hatem Abdul-Raouf, a ''Liwa al-Islam'' leader and Yehiya al-Sa'our were killed, in addition to members of an armed terrorist group affiliated to the so-called ''Douma Martyrs Brigade,'' among them Ali Fayyad.
The source added that an army unit also destroyed a weapons' cache for terrorists near al-Thanawiyah roundabout in Harasta city, killing and injuring all the terrorists inside, among them Abdul-Latif Ghbeis, as other units clashed with terrorists in Deir Salman and al-Khamisieh in eastern Ghouta, killing Omran al-Misrabi, a leader of a terrorist group in Deir Salman and a number of his group's members.
4 terrorists were also killed in al-Khamisieh.
In Damascus southern countryside, a terrorists' den was destroyed with the weapons and ammunition inside in al-Ziabieh, killing a Jordanian terrorist nicknamed Abu Baker, and the terrorists Fouad Abdul-Salam and Kaser al-Mitwari.
The source added that army units pursued armed terrorist groups in al-Qaboun and Barzeh neighborhoods, as other units are besieging terrorists' hideouts in a number of buildings in Barzeh neighborhood having tightened grip on al-Sweideh quarter and most of Tallet al-Mistah.
The armed forces carried out several operations against the armed terrorist groups in the areas of al-Nabk, Rankous, Qara and Adra.
A military source told SANA that scores of terrorists were killed and injured in the operations, adding that rocket launchers, heavy machineguns and vehicles were destroyed.
10 citizens injured in bomb blast in Damascus countryside
A number of citizens were injured as an explosive device that terrorists attached to a private car went off in al-Kisweh town in Damascus countryside.
An official source told SANA that the blast caused the injury of ten citizens who sustained wounds of varying severity and huge material damage to the citizens' properties in the area.
Terrorists launch rockets on al-Ghab, Hama
Terrorists launched 6 rockets from Jabal al-Zawyeh into Joureen town in al-Ghab in Hama Province, causing fires and damage to houses and fields.
An official source told SANA that a fire erupted in two houses, adding that 40 hectares of olive fields and vast areas of oak forests were burnt.
Meanwhile, an army unit clashed with an armed terrorist group affiliated to Jabhet al-Nusra terrorist organization in the area of Morek, killing and injuring scores of the terrorists.
An army unit seized two explosive devices weighing 300 kg each at a house in Hilfaya town.
Army takes control over buildings in Aleppo
Army units continued operations against terrorists' dens and gatherings in Aleppo old city and the towns and villages of Minnegh, Mayer, Orm al-Kubra, Abtin and the vicinity of the central prison.
An official source told SANA that a terrorist attempt to attack Aleppo central prison from al-Blacka restaurant, al-Saif factory, MTN tower and al-Zira'a building was repelled. Scores of terrorists were killed in the operation.
The source added that army units destroyed terrorists' dens and gatherings in al-Babli farm in Mayer and Minnegh, as another unit killed terrorists who stationed inside an inn in Orm al-Kubra village and near the gas station in Abtin.
The source added that an army unit tightened control over a number of buildings in Saif al-Dawla and al-Zibdieh neighborhoods, having eliminated the terrorists who were stationed there.
In Aleppo city, an army unit clashed with armed terrorist groups in the local Souq and Sami Dahhan School in Kadi Askar area and killed their members, while another unit killed terrorists near the Umayyad Mosque and the Justice Palace in Aleppo old city.
Terrorists killed in Homs
Units of the army destroyed terorist gatherings in a number of Homs neighborhoods and its countryside.
A military source told SANA reporter that a number of terrorists were killed and their weapons and ammuniton were destroyed in Khalidyieh neighborhood where the army made major advances.
The source added that scores of terrorists were killed in Qusour, Qarabis, Jouret al-Shayah, Bab Hud, al-Dar al-Kabira, al-Ghanto, al-Rastan and Talbiseh.
The army discovered large amounts of mortar shells and explosive devices in the farms surrounding al-Qaryatin city.
Army units eliminate terrorists in Deir Ezzor
A unit of the army confronted a terrorists' attempt to attack a military checkpoint in al-Mri'a village in Deir Ezzor countryside and eliminated the majority of the terrorists.
An official source told SANA reporter that three leaders of armed terrorist groups were among the terrorists who were killed.
The source added that units of the army clashed with armed terrorist groups in Hweika, Hamidiyeh, Sinaa and Aridi areas and eliminated several terrorists near Siasiyeh square in Deir Ezzor city.
Clashes between terrorist groups kills many members in Deir Ezzor, Daraa
Fierce clashes erupted between two armed terrorist groups as they disagreed on their shares of the loots in al-Mayadin city in Deir Ezzor province.
An official source told SANA reporter that the clashes resulted in killing and injuring scores of terrorists.
The source added that the terrorists used machineguns and various grenades, causing the destruction of their den completely.
In Daraa Province, intense clashes erupted between two armed terrorist groups in diagreement over the loots in al-Mseifra town in Daraa countryside.
A military source told SANA reproter that the two sides used various machinguns and rifles, causing the killing of 20 terrorists and injuring tens others.
Terrorists, some Jordanian, killed in Daraa countryside
Army units continued operations against terrorists' gatherings and dens in Jassem farms, Jlein and al-Nasserieh, al-Naziheen camp, Saissoun, al-Shabraq and al-Shajara in Daraa countryside, killing and injuring many.
A military source told SANA that army units killed a number of terrorists in Jassem farms, Jlein and al-Nasserieh, among them Eid Mohammad al-Ahmad, in addition to destroying terrorists' dens and gatherings in the vicinity of al-Quds mosque in al-Nazihin camp, killing all the terrorists inside them, among them Suleiman Awad al-Qarrad, Ali al-Arabi and Mansour Talla'a.
The source added that an army unit killed the Jordanian terrorist Zouhair al-Khaled and a number of his group's member in Saissoun village, as another unit destroyed terrorists' dens and weapons in al-Sahbraq and al-Shajara towns and killed the terrorists inside, among them Thabet Abdul-Jaouni, Hayyan Khaled al-Mohammad, Mohammad Ahmad Badawa and Abdul-Salam Abdo al-Mohammad.
Army units kill leader of terrorist group in Lattakia countryside
An army unit carried out a qualitative operation in Lattakia countryside, killing the Libyan terrorist nicknamed Abi al-Labbad, leader of the so-called ''Al-Muhajerin ila Allah'' (Immigranst to Allah) battalion and most of his group's members in Durein village in Lattakia countryside.
A military source said that the operation also resulted in destroying a car loaded with huge amounts of various explosives.
Army units eliminate terrorists in Idleb countryside
Units of the armed forces destroyed terrorists' dens and gatherings in several towns and villages in Idleb countryside and dismantled explosive devices planted by terrorists on al-Mastouma road.
A military source told SANA that the army units killed a number of terrorists in Binish, al-Bouiti, Sarjat al-Barda, Maar Dabsa and Kfar Ruma.
The source added that an army unit killed and injured all members of an armed terrorist group who were perpetrating acts of terrorism in Kfar Shlaia and destroyed their weapons and equipment.
The source pointed out that another army unit foiled terrorists' attempt to detonate 3 explosive devices weighing 20 kg for each, planted on Idleb- al-Mastouma to be detonate remotely.
Army units destroy terrorists' dens and gatherings in Hasaka countryside
Units of the armed forces destroyed terrorists' dens and gatherings in several areas of Hasaka countryside, killing and injuring scores of them.
An official source told SANA that the army units carried a series of operations against terrorists' dens in al-Krama, Khana and al-Arisha villages in the southern countryside of Hasaka, destroying their weapons and ammunition, in addition to killing large number of them.
The source added that other army units destroyed terrorists' equipment in Khrab Askar area in al-Qamishli and killed several terrorists.
Authorities arrest terrorists while transporting weapons to Jabhat al-Nusra in Hama countryside
Units of the armed forces arrested terrorists in Zour al-Sous and Jinan in Hama countryside who were transporting weapons to Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Talbisa and al-Rastan in Homs.
An official source told SANA that the army units arrested 5 terrorists, including an armed terrorist group leader, and seized their weapons.