Syria: Many terrorists killed in clashes and operations
July 20, 2013
Army units killed leaders of terrorist groups in eastern Ghouta and Damascus southern countryside, destroying heavy machineguns and various weapons and ammunition.
An official source told SANA that numbers of terrorists were killed and others injured in a series of operations against their hideouts in al-Qaboun and Jobar neighborhoods, among them a leader of a terrorist group, in addition to destroying ordnance, weapons and ammunition in Jobar and Haramlah.
The source added that an army unit clashed with a terrorist group south of Shammout automobile company and near the schools in al-Baidar neighborhood in Harasta, killing most of its members, as another unit destroyed a den for an armed terrorist group in al-Eb farms in Douma and killed all the terrorists inside, among them the group's leader.
Most of two terrorist groups' members were eliminated in Deir Salman town in eastern Ghouta, including their leaders, as another army unit destroyed a den for terrorists with the heavy machineguns inside and killed all inside it in al-Sayyida Zeinab area.
In Damascus southern countryside, army units carried out a series of qualitative operations in al-Hajar al-Aswad, Babbila and Hijjera that led to the destruction of terrorists' concentrations and dens with the weapons and ammunition inside, also eliminating a terrorist group called 'Ababil Horan Battalion.'
Locals in al-Misherfeh town in al-Nabek repelled Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists who tried to enter the town, killing and injuring a number of them.
Army units destroy Jabhat al-Nusra weapons in Aleppo city and countryside
Army units killed and injured Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and thwarted attempts by them to infiltrate into safe areas in Aleppo city, also destroying heavy weapons and ammunition in several areas in rural Aleppo.
An official source told SANA that terrorists were killed on the roads linking Hreitan, al-Castillo and Andan, adding that weapons and ammunition loaded in 4 cars were destroyed.
An army unit destroyed weapons and ammunition for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists near al-Zira's building and in the area surrounding Aleppo central prison and near the entrance of the industrial city in Sheikh Najjar, killing many, the source pointed out.
The source indicated that terrorists' concentrations were destroyed in Mayer and Minnegh villages in addition to destroying heavy and medium machineguns, as an army unit killed terrorists who were driving cars loaded with weapons and ammunition south of Khan al-Assal in Aleppo southwestern countryside.
In Aleppo old city, army units clashed with armed terrorist groups that tried to infiltrate into the safe areas in the city, killing and injuring many of their members, as other units foiled attempts by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists to infiltrate into al-Rashidin, al-Sheikh Maksoud and al-Khalidieh neighborhoods, destroying their weapons and ammunition.
Terroristskilled in army operations in Hasaka
Units of the armed forces Saturday carried out a series of qualitative operations against the armed terrorist groups in Hasaka province, inflicting heavy losses upon them.
An official source told SANA reporter that the operations resulted in killing and injuring a number of terrorists and destroying their weapons in the areas of al-Siha, Twineh, al-Khamael, Qana and al-Karmeh and al-Saad al-Janoubi area in Hasaka countryside.
Another unit of the armed forces destroyed terrorists' gatherings and big amounts of their weapons in Deir Ezzor and its countryside.
The source said that 8 terrorists were killed others injured near al-Siyaseh Bridge in Deir Ezzor and their weapons and ammunition were destroyed.
Clashes with terrorists smuggling stolen crude oil to Turkey in Deir Ezzor
The source added that a unit of the armed forces clashed with a number of terrorists who were trying to smuggle 15 tanks full of stolen crude oil to Turkey, destroying their heavy machineguns in al-Ssa'wa village in Deir Ezzor countryside.
Army kills terrorists in Lattakia countryside, among them non-Syrians
Meanwhile, Units of the army destroyed two warehouses of munitions and weapons of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Lattakia northern countryside, killing many terrorists, some of them of Jordanian, Libyan and Somali nationalities.
A military source told SANA that the army destroyed missiles and heavy machineguns inside the dens of the terrorists in al-Qasatel, Saqyiat al-Qart, killing a number of terrorists, among them the two Jordanians Dureid al-Ashtar, Abdul-Razak Dasto, Libyan Saleh al-Mihiliq, Ahmad Hatem, ali Hashem and Yaseen Andron.
The source added that another army unit destroyed two warehouses of weapons for Jabhat al-Nusra in Mazyan, Beit Awan and al-Sukariya. It said that among the terrorists killed were Somalis.
Terrorists targeted in their dens in Homs
Units of the armed forces repelled a group of terrorists who tried to attack a military point inside the city of Palmyra in Homs countryside, killing and injuring all of the terrorists, an official source told SANA reporter.
The source added that an army unit clashed with an armed terrorist group in al-Waer neighborhood, inflicting heavy losses upon its members.
Another army unit, the source said, destroyed dens for terrorists in the neighborhoods of Jouret al-Shayah and Bab Hood, along with the weapons and ammunition inside them.
Gatherings and dens for terrorists were destroyed in the villages and towns of Taldo, al-Hosn, Talbiseh and al-Rastan. The weapons and ammunition the terrorists had with them were destroyed.
Terrorist groups' leaders killed, workshop for making bombs destroyed in Idleb
The army units destroyed a workshop for making explosive devices and a number of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists' dens in several villages, towns and cities in Idleb countryside.
SANA reporter quoted a military source as saying that numbers of terrorists were killed and injured and their weapons were destroyed in the towns and villages of al-Bareh, Shanan, Frikeh, Kfarroum, Maaret al-Numan and Nahleh.
The source added that a unit of the armed forces destroyed a workshop for making explosive devices in the city of Saraqeb, killing and injuring all of the terrorists inside the workshop.
Another army unit eliminated terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra who were inside a den in Saraqeb.
The source told SANA reporter that two dens for leaders of armed terrorist groups affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra were destroyed in the city of Binnesh. Ten terrorists were killed in the operation.
In another context, units of the armed forces foiled attempts by terrorists to detonate 11 explosive devices, weighing 10-50 kg, and 5 anti-tank mineson al-Rami-Kfarshalaya road in Ariha city.
Large numbers of terrorists killed in Daraa
In Daraa, units of the armed forces carried out a number of operations targeting terrorist groups affiliated to jabhat al-Nusra in different towns and neighborhood in the city.
According to a military source, several dens and gatherings for terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra were destroyed in the city of Nawa.
Many terrorists were killed I the operations, including Walid Fawzi al-Subhi, leader of an armed terrorist group. Terrorists Mohammad Raed al-Bqeirat, Anwar Qassem al-Deiri, Mohammad Issa al-Ta'ani, Raed al-Jahamani, Hamzeh Issa Abo Orra, Ammar al-Sweidani and Mohammd Meri al-Shablaq were identified among the dead.
The source told SANA reporter that army units eliminated terrorists in several operations carried out in the towns of Mahajjeh, al-Mleiheh al-Gharbiyeh and Said. The terrorists' weapons and ammunition were destroyed.
Terrorist Mohammad al-Ghouthani was identified among the dead.
The army seizes control over building blocks near Daraa National Hospital
In the meantime, a unit of the armed forces seized control over a number of building blocks in the surrounding of the National Hospital in the city of Daraa after it killed the terrorists who had been stationed at the buildings.
Other army units clashed with terrorists in al-Hamadin neighborhood in the city, killing many of them including Khalid Kasouheh and Ahmad al-Rifae'.
Jabhat al-Nusra den destroyed in Hama countryside
An army unit destroyed a den for Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists who were using it as a training center northeast ofal- Habit town in Hama countryside.
An official source told SANA that all the terrorists inside the den were killed, some of them non-Syrians, in addition to destroying weapons and ammunition for them.
The source added that an army unit foiled terrorists' attempt to detonate a 75-kg explosive device near Janan town on al-Salamiyeh-Hama road.