The army and armed forces on Saturday continued combating terrorists all over the country, killing scores of them and injuring others.
Units of the army and the armed forces, in cooperation with the popular defense groups, killed at least 80 terrorists in operations carried out against dens of the Takfiri terrorist organizations in the northern countryside of the coastal Lattakia province.
A military source told SANA that 33 terrorists at least were killed, most of them from Jabhat al-Nusra in operations carried out by a unit of the army against their dens and positions in the camp of al-Atira village in Rabi’aa area, 60 km to the north of Lattakia.
The source added that 7 of the terrorists’ vehicles were destroyed with all arms and ammunition inside them and all terrorists onboard were killed.
A unit of the army also carried out bombardments against positions of the terrorist organizations in al-Souda village in the northeastern countryside of the province, killing 47 terrorists and injuring others, in addition to destroying their arms and ammunition.
Meanwhile, An army unit killed and injured a number of terrorists and destroyed their vehicles, some of which equipped with machineguns, and mortar launchers in al-Mansourah village and Khan al-Assal area in the western and southwestern countryside of Aleppo province, according to the source.
Another army unit targeted positions of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists in Kafr Hamra village in Aleppo’s northwestern countryside, killing a number of them and destroying their weapons, ammunition, equipment and machinegun-equipped vehicles.
More terrorists were killed and others were injured during army operations that targeted their hideouts in Hareitan town, located on the road leading to Turkey.
Gatherings of terrorists were targeted in al-Ameriyeh village in the southeastern countryside of the province, while others’ hideouts and positions were hit in al-Sheikh Lutfi village on the southwestern outskirts of Aleppo city.
In the eastern countryside of Aleppo, an army unit killed a number of ISIS terrorists and injured others as it targeted their gatherings in the surroundings of the Air Force Academy.
In Aleppo city, the army targeted terrorists’ positions in the neighborhoods of al-Rashidin, Bani zaid, al-Ramouseh, Old Aleppo, al-Lairamoun, Jamiyet al-Zahra, al-Shaar, al-Fardous, al-Kallaseh and al-Sheikh Saeed.
A tunnel dug and used by terrorists in Salah Eddin neighbourhood was destroyed.
Popular defence groups in cooperation with locals in al-Foua’a and Kafriya towns in Idleb countryside thwarted a terrorist attack by Jabhat al-Nusra organization, the so-called Turkistan Islamic Party and Jund al-Aqsa, inflicting heavy losses in personnel and munitions upon them.
Field sources inside al-Foua’a told SANA by phone that the popular defence groups with a coverage by the Syrian Army’s Air Force left hundreds of deaths and injuries in the ranks of Takfiri terrorist organizations during the past 24 hours on the axes of towns and villages of Bennesh, Ma’aret Masreen, Taftanaz, Ram Hamdan, Deir al-Zaghab, al-Sawaghiyeh in the surroundings of Kafriya and al-Floua’a towns.
The sources said that the Popular defence groups in Kafriya and al-Foua’a fought the fiercest clashes since the start of the siege on the two towns with terrorist organizations, destroying 12 various vehicles on Taum axis in addition to four armoured vehicles and five car bombs.
Terrorist organizations pulled the bodies of many dead and dozens injured terrorists to Ma’aret Masreen town near al-Foua’a before some vehicles came and took them to the Turkish territories, according to the sources.
Meanwhile, terrorist organizations acknowledged on their social media pages that more than 28 of their members were killed, including a leader in Jabhat al-Nusra and leader of the so-called Ansar al-Sham brigades.
In the southern Daraa province, an army unit destroyed 3 of Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations’ vehicles and killed a number of their members in al-Nazihin camp and al-Kark neighbourhood in Daraa al-Balad.
The army operations against one of the terrorist organizations’ supply routes in al-Manshiyeh neighbourhood ended up with the killing and injuring of a number of terrorists and the destruction of their weapons and ammunition.
Meanwhile, terrorist organizations admitted on their social media websites that they have received big losses in personnel and equipment, and the killing of a number of their members, among them Mohanad Naser al-Elian al-Hariri.
An army unit targeted the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists in al-Saqiyeh village in the northeastern countryside of the southern province of Sweida.
The army operations ended up with the killing and injuring of a number of the ISIS terrorists and the destruction of their vehicle with all weapons and ammunition inside it.