PROVINCES, (SANA)- A unit of the armed forces on Wednesday targeted gatherings for terrorists in several sites in the countryside of Homs, inflicting heavy losses upon their ranks.
A military source told SANA reporter that terrorists' gatherings were targeted in al-Tibeh, Taldo, Tal Dahab, al-Rastan, al-Qseir, al-Dab'eh, Wabel, al-Buweideh al-Sharqiyeh, al-Dmeineh al-Gharbiyeh and Beit Rabi'a.
The source added that the armed forces also targeted terrorists' dens in the eastern and western orchards in Palmyra and killed and injured many terrorists.
Armed Forces Destroy Weapons and Munitions Warehouses, Eliminate Terrorists in Damascus Countryside
Armed Forces units clashed with a terrorist group near a soap factory in Jobar, Damascus Countryside, eliminating its members including Mahmoud Hussein.
A number of terrorist hideouts were destroyed in al-Sughayriya neighborhood in Adra and in its surrounding areas, in addition to killing and injuring members of a terrorist group affiliated with Jabhet al-Nusra near a detergent factory, one of which was Hamdo Abu Ali.
Armed Forces units established a tight perimeter around the town of al-Utaibeh, reducing terrorist presence in it significantly after a series of successful operations which resulted in destroying warehouses containing weapons and munitions and eliminating a number of terrorists including Mohammad al-Qalla'a.
IED-manufacturing Workshop Destroyed in Idleb
Meanwhile, units of the armed forces destroyed a workshop for manufacturing explosive devices and an ammunition warehouse and killed several terrorists in a number of sites in Idleb countryside.
SANA reporter quoted a military source as saying that the armed forces targeted terrorists' gatherings in the towns of Saraqeb, al-Nairab, Maartamsarin and Sarmin, killing and injuring large numbers of the terrorists.
The source added that an army unit destroyed a workshop for manufacturing explosive devices in Sarmin, while another unit destroyed an ammunition warehouse on Filon road.
Cars Equipped with Anti-aircraft Machineguns Destroyed in Lattakia
In the same context, army units destroyed a weapons and ammunition warehouse and dens for terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra, including their cars which are equipped with heavy anti-aircraft machineguns, in the countryside of Lattakia.
An official source told SANA reporter that six cars equipped with anti-aircraft machineguns and several terrorists, mostly non-Syrians, were killed in Rabi'ah and Eteirah, among them were terrorists Abo Yehia al-Afghani, two of his assistants and Osama and Ahmad al-Malla.
The source added that an army unit destroyed a weapons and ammunition warehouse and five cars equipped with heavy machineguns and killed many terrorists in the villages of al-Mreij, Mazraet al-Rish, Beit Owan, Khan al-Jouz and Jib al-Ahmar.
Terrorist Ayman Rahal, leader of a terrorist group, and Libyan terrorist called Abo Qaswara, were identified among the dead.
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