Provinces, SANA- Units of the army and the armed forces, backed by the Syrian army air force, on Saturday continued to launch wide-scale military operations against dens and positions of the Takfiri terrorist organizations across the country, inflicting heavy losses upon them in the arms and personnel.
Army units discovered a tunnel for terrorist organizations which was dug for terrorists’ movements and for transferring weapons and ammunition in Douma farms.
A military source said in a statement to SANA that the tunnel which is about 200 meters long and four meters deep extends between Housh al-Farah and Housh Nasri in Douma farms where many terrorists are active, most of them are from the so-called Jaish al-Islam.
The tunnel which is provided with electric cables and means of lighting was used by terrorists near Housh al-Farah, the source explained, adding that engineering units detonated the tunnel and blew it up completely.
Hama and Idleb
The Syrian army air force over the past 24 hours destroyed command positions ofterrorist organizations in the countryside of Hama and Idleb provinces.
A military source confirmed to SANA that a command position of the so-called “Ahrar al-Sham Movement” and two of the terrorists’ vehicles were destroyed in Atshan in the northern countryside of Hama province.
The source added that the Syrian army air force destroyed dens of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists and other Takfiri organizations to the east of al-Latamna town.
The army air force also destroyed a command position and two of the terrorists’ vehicles loaded with arms and ammunition in Ma’ar Kibba village, 40 km to the north of Hama city.
Later, a military source told SANA that an army unit eliminated 20 terrorists and destroyed machinegun-equipped vehicles at Height 1112 south of al-Sermaniye village in Hama’s northwestern countryside.
In Idleb province on the administrative border lines with Hama province, a command position of terrorists from the so-called “Jund al-Aqsa” was destroyed in sorties carried out by the army air force in al-Taman’aa town in the southern countryside.
The Syrian Air Force carried out sorties targeting hideouts of ISIS terrorists in Maheen al-Kabir Mountain 82km southeast of Homs city, inflicting heavy losses in personnel and equipment on them, a military source told SANA.
The source said an army unit carried out concentrated operations targeting ISIS bases in the villages of Maheen, Salam Gharbi, and Salam Sharqi, which resulted in destroying several hideouts and concentrations along with weapons and munitions.
Meanwhile, an army unit targeted with concentrated artillery and rocket strikes a convoy of oil tankers for ISIS terrorists north of Palmyra (Tadmur), destroying several tankers and vehicles accompanying them.
The source went on to say that the Syrian Air Force destroyed concentrations and vehicles for terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and other affiliated terrorist groups in a series of airstrikes on their positions in Teirma’ala town 7km north of Homs city.
Later in the evening, the source said that army units destroyed concentrations of al-Nusra terrorists in the town of Talbiseh and in the surroundings of al-Qunaitrat and Ezeddin villages in the northern countryside near the administrative border lines with Hama province.
Units of the army and the armed forces carried out concentrated strikes against positions and dens of the ISIS terrorist organization in Deir Ezzor.
A military source confirmed to SANA that the Syrian army air force carried out intensive airstrikes against positions and fortifications of the ISIS terrorist organization in Howaijet Saker area on the eastern outskirts of Deir Ezzor City.
The source added that the dens and fortifications were destroyed with all the arms, ammunition and vehicles inside them and all the terrorists who were inside them were al so killed.
Meanwhile, a unit of the army destroyed positions of the ISIS terrorists in a special operation carried out in al-Sina’aa neighborhood in Deir Ezzor City.
Army units carried out concentrated strikes on gatherings of terrorists in the villages of Rakhem, al-Mlaiha al-Sharqiya, and al-Karak around 31km east of Daraa city, which resulted in killing a number of terrorists, injuring others, and destroying their hideouts, machinegun-equipped vehicles, military equipment, and munitions.