Syrian army reinforces its defensive positions on outskirts Jisr ash-Shugur city in Idlib

PROVINCES,(ST)_Syrian army has reinforced its defensive positions on the outskirts of Jisr ash-Shugur city in Idlib and has confiscated weapons and munitions in the northern countryside of Sweida.

A military source declared on Saturday that army units successfully re-deployed on the outskirts of Jisr ash-Shugurcity to save lives of civilians there after a fierce fighting erupted yesterday between army units and armed terrorist organizations.

It confirmed that the terrorist organizations were inflicted heavy losses during the fighting.

More terrorists were eliminated as Syrian warplanes hit a convoy of vehicles belonging to terrorists in Jisr ash-Shugur area and the western countryside of Idlib.

The vehicles were coming from Syrian-Turkish border, the source clarified, adding that dozens of vehicles belonging to terrorists were also destroyed east of Jisr ash-Shugur city.

Terrorist organizations announced through social media that dozens of their members, most of them were from al-Nusra Front, were killed in the fighting.

Weapons confiscated in ambush

Moving towards the southern front, the official news agency (SANA) quoted a military source as saying that army units and popular defense groups confiscated weapons and munitions, including Kornet rocket, during an ambush in Ko'a Hadar area in the northern countryside of Sweida.

Several terrorists were mowed down in the ambush, the source said, indicating that the terrorists were trying to convey the weapons and munitions from the eastern countryside of Daraa towards Badia area.

Meanwhile, army units continued targeting terrorist organizations in several towns in Daraa and Quneitra where many terrorists were reportedly killed.

The US, Israeli, Saudi, Qatari, French and Turkish intelligence agents run the Amman Military Operations Center (MOC) which gives order to terrorist organizations operating in Daraa and Quneitra countryside.

Basma Qaddour