Provinces, SANA – A military source said on Thursday hundreds of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and groups affiliated to it were killed or injured as a result of the army’s successive strikes against their movements in several directions in Jobar neighborhood on the eastern outskirts of Damascus.
Earlier SANA reporter in Damascus said army units carried out military operations on Jabhat al-Nusra and other Takfiri terrorist groups affiliated to it north of Jobar neighborhood and Eastern Ghouta in the countryside of Damascus.
The military operations targeted the positions to which the terrorist groups infiltrated on Tuesday in the surroundings of the textile factories, north of Jobar neighborhood, inflicting heavy losses upon the terrorists in personnel and equipment.
The army operations on the terrorist positions north of Jobar neighborhood during the past two days left more than 157 terrorists dead, among them foreign terrorists and self-claimed leaders and hundreds others injured in addition to destroying three booby-trapped vehicles before arriving to the army posts, three tanks, four armored vehicles, 5 mortar launcher, 3 cannons and 15 machine gun-equipped vehicles.
The source added that the army shelled the terrorists’ movement axes and supply routes coming from the Eastern Ghouta towards north of Jobar neighborhood inflicting heavy losses upon them in personnel and equipment.
Army units, in cooperation with the supporting forces, have consolidated the repelling lines they set up earlier in the face of the terrorist groups which had infiltrated some of the towns and military points in the northern countryside of Hama and are engaged in fierce clashes with these groups, the military source said.
Army units targeted gatherings and movements of terrorists in the areas where military operations are taking place in the northern countryside of Hama, killing a large number of terrorists and destroying 3 tanks, 5 armored vehicles and a convoy of vehicles equipped with machine guns.
Army units killed scores of terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and the groups affiliated to it in the northern countryside of Homs central
An army unit carried out a special operation against one of the dens of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in al-Ghanto village in the northern countryside, destroying the den and killing and injuring scores of terrorists including terrorist nicknamed Abu Obaida Taha and terrorist Abdul-Rahman al-Mar’ai.
The source added that army units carried out intensive bombardments against terrorists’ gatherings in the villages of Um Sharshouh, al-Ghajar, al-Baikieh and al-Tloul al-Humer area in the northern countryside, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the equipment and personnel.
An army unit also destroyed a booby-trapped car for Jabhat al-Nusra before arriving to the military posts east of al-Mushrfeh village in the eastern countryside of Homs.
The source added that the army destroyed an ISIS machinegun-equipped car, killing all terrorists onboard, after targeting their gatherings and positions east of Jeb al-Jarrah town, about 73 km east of Homs city.