Provinces, SANA- Units of the army and the armed forces on Sunday continued to launch wide-scale military operations against dens and gatherings of the terrorist organizations in different areas across the country, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the arms and personnel.
An Army and Armed Forces unit carried out an operation in which it thwarted an infiltration attempt by a terrorist group who attempted to sneak through a 180-meter-long tunnel to attack one of the military checkpoints in Harasta area in Damascus Countryside.
During the operation, a site that was located above the tunnel and used by the terrorists for infiltration and transporting ammunition, weapons, and personnel was destroyed.
Earlier, an army unit carried out a special operation targeting terrorists’ gatherings to the west of Rajm al-Baqar area in the direction of Harran al-Awamid town in the eastern countryside, killing at least 12 terrorists and destroying a rocket launching pad.
In the southwestern countryside, an army unit killed almost all the members of a terrorist group affiliated to Jabhat al-Nusra while the group was building fortifications in al-Darkabiyeh farms near Khan al-Sheih town.
Army units destroyed a mortar position and killed scores of ISIS terrorists in the eastern Deir Ezzor.
The military source explained that the army members defending Deir Ezzor military airport killed Sunday morning all members
of an ISIS-linked terrorist group that infiltrated towards the airport.
Other army units carried out intensive operations against positions of ISIS terrorists in al-Orfi neighborhood and the villages of Hweijet Sakr and al-Bugheiliyeh in the eastern and western countryside of Deir Ezzor.
15 terrorists were killed in the operations, in addition to destroying a mortar position and a number of the vehicles, according to the source.
Meanwhile, SANA reporter said that an army unit foiled an attack by ISIS terrorists on military posts in al-Ommal
neighborhood, killing a number of them and injuring others.
An army unit hit and destroyed a number of ISIS oil tanks in Mashbak al-Widian area to the east of Shaghaf village in the eastern countryside of the southern Sweida province, laving several terrorists dead.
Army and Armed Forces targeted bases and gatherings of terrorist organizations in Daraa al-Balad and al-Mahata areas in Daraa city.
A military source told SANA that the army destroyed most parts of a command center for terrorists, killing and injuring a number of terrorists, adding that among the dead terrorists was Mohammad Quweider, who was the leader of the so-called Golan Battalion.
The source confirmed that terrorists’ mortar launchers were destroyed in Daraa al-Balad area, and that a number of their vehicles were put out of commission west of Daraa dam.
An army unit carried out a special operation against a position of “Jund al-Aqsa” terrorist organization, killing the “leader of the infantry battalion” within the organization who is named Abdul-Rahim al-Jazzar, to the east of al-Latamina city in the northern countryside of Hama province, according to SANA reporter.
The reporter added that two pick-up cars for terrorist groups, one of which equipped with a machine gun, were destroyed and a terrorist was killed and 10 others were injured as the army targeted their gatherings in the southern quarter of Mourek town.
In the northern countryside of Hama, two terrorists were killed and 10 others were injured and their arms and ammunition were destroyed in operations against their positions in the surroundings of Kafr Zita town.
In Skeik village, a car belonging to terrorists from the so-called “Ajnad al-Sham” was destroyed and at least three terrorists were killed in a special army operation that targeted their supply routes in the direction of Idleb countryside.