Sunday, August 18, 2013

Army restores security to 7 more villages in Lattakia countryside

Lattakia, (SANA)- Units of the armed forces on Sunday regained full control over seven villages in the northern countryside of Lattakia province.

A military source announced that the army units restored security and stability to al-Khrata, al-Khanzouriyeh, Barouda and Jabal al-Shabaan villages. The source added that a large number of terrorists, including non-Syrians, were killed in the operations to restore security to these villages, adding that the terrorists' weapons were destroyed, including heavy machineguns. 

The source pointed out that after eliminating the terrorists, the army units seized their weapons and ammunition and discovered a warehouse full of ammunition. Earlier, an official source told SANA that units of the armed forces restored security and stability to the villages of al-Hamyoushiyeh, al-Ballouta and al-Sheikh Nabhan after killing a number of terrorists who committed acts of killing and looting against the citizens.

The source added that dozens of terrorists were killed, some are of Tunisian nationality including Abu Abdullah al-Madoki, Hamzeh al-Msalati, Osama al-Msalati and Ahmad Najem. On Friday, the army units restored security and stability to the villages of Bait al-Shakouhi and Abo Makke and its adjacent hills in Lattakia northern countryside.

English Bulletin

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